HAL-Based Automounting of CD fails in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3

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  • When the machine first comes up, CD insertion will automount onto KDE desktop.
  • After about an hour, hald failes to automount the CD.
  • No CD insertion activity appears in dmesg during the failure.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3
  • Red Hat Directory Server 9.0

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