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Re: Can't scan new disk




On Mon 25 Feb 2019 at 08:55:58 (-0600), Mark Allums wrote:
> On 2/25/19 8:48 AM, Curt wrote:
> > On 2019-02-25, Mark Allums <mark@allums.email> wrote:
> > > 
> > > This is not satisfactory.  Surely there is a way to neutralize a running
> > > gvfsd/fuse mount on a device without reinstalling to whole OS.
> > 
> > man gvfsd says:
> > 
> >   ENVIRONMENT
> >         GVFS_DISABLE_FUSE
> >             If this environment variable is set, gvfsd will not start the fuse filesystem.
> > 
> > So maybe something like
> > 
> >   GVFS_DISABLE_FUSE=1
> >   export GVFS_DISABLE_FUSE
> > 
> > might be of aid in your neutralization efforts.
> 
> Doesn't work.

No surprise there then. But when I pointed out this variable
yesterday, I warned that setting this variable so that it
gets noticed might not be straightforward. So writing
"Doesn't work" doesn't really cut it, not to put too fine
a point on it.

And my other suggestion?

> > Or perhaps simply:
> > 
> >   gconftool --type Boolean --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/media_automount false
> > 
> > If not, sorry, and my respects to Martha.
> > 
> 
> I don't use Gnome/Nautilus.  MATE and/or Xfce.

Perhaps booting into single user mode (root) is brutal enough.

Cheers,
David.