joostkremers at fastmail.fm
Mon Aug 27 23:47:21 CEST 2007
On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 02:20:35PM -0700, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Joost Kremers wrote:
>> i hope you don't mind my emailing you directly.
> That's fine; in the future, though, please use one of the xfce-related
> mailing lists.
ok, will do. i'm on xfce at xfce.org, will that do? i'm posting a Cc: there,
so we can continue the thread there, if needed.
>> first, i have an external usb drive with two partitions on it. if i plug
>> in, the volstatus icon pops up in the system tray. if i click on it to
>> the device list, and then click on the arrow before the device, only the
>> first partition is shown.
> Please file a bug on bugzilla.xfce.org, 'Xfce Goodies' product.
have done so.
>> the second thing concerns unmounting: sometimes, i try to remove a device
>> when there is still a program making use of it. (usually because i'm still
>> in a directory on the device in a Terminal window.) the device is not
>> unmounted in this case, obviously. it would be nice if volstatus pops up a
>> warning message if this happens
> You need to compile libexo (specifically, exo-unmount/exo-eject) with
> libnotify support; I'm pretty sure it will pop up a notification if the
> unmount fails.
actually, if i try to unmount by right-clicking the icon on the desktop,
and choosing "unmount volume", i do indeed get a warning.
but perhaps that doesn't necessarily mean exo-mount was compiled with
libnotify support? ldd /usr/bin/exo-mount doesn't list libnotify...
Joost Kremers, PhD
University of Cologne
Institute for German Language and Literature
Albertus Magnus Platz
50923 Cologne, Germany
Tel. +49 221 / 4703807
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