F13: Do not mount CD/DVD when inserted into drive

Bill Davidsen davidsen at tmr.com
Fri May 28 14:49:17 UTC 2010

Rick Stevens wrote:
> On 05/27/2010 02:50 PM, Bill Davidsen wrote:
>> Greg Woods wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2010-05-27 at 21:12 +0200, Frank Elsner wrote:
>>>>   a CD or DVD gets automatically mounted
>>>> when inserted into the cd/DVD drive.
>>>> Where can I disable this behavier?
>>> System ->  Preferences ->  File Management ->  Media
>> Does this really work for you? I have mine set that way and when I put in a CD
>> it is still read, mounted, the ISO label is read off the disk, and an icon
>> displayed on the desktop with filesystem label. The media is left unmounted, but
>> that certainly doesn't fit the "do nothing" choice the menu offers.
>> You have to edit/delete udev rules to make it work right. That also fixes some
>> CD burning issues when udev "peeks" at the media in the middle of a burn.
> Have you unchecked the "Browse Media" box in that tab?

Definitely. And before all the options were greyed out, I set them all to "do 
nothing" just to be sure. But if I put in a CD (had FC10 Live-CD handy) I still 
get (a) activity on the reader, (b) and icon, and (c) the filesystem label on 
the icon.


Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com>
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