[SunHELP] Problems with vold

Tim Longo tlongo at avaya.com
Fri Sep 3 10:13:50 CDT 2004

That was my problem. All is well now. 

Thank you!

On Fri, 2004-09-03 at 10:34, David Strom wrote:
> Sounds like what I've seen if the inetd.conf line is commented out... in 
> Solaris 9, there's an entry in /etc/inetd.conf that pertains to volume 
> management.  We tend to just comment out all the lines for security 
> reasons, and when we first did this, vold didn't work.  So, if you see 
> the line for media, uncomment the line, save, & pkill -HUP inetd.  See 
> if this helps.  The demon in question is:
>   "/usr/lib/smedia/rpc.smserverd rpc.smserverd"
> HTH.
> --
> David Strom
>  >Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2004 09:58:57 -0400
>  >From: Tim Longo <tlongo at avaya.com>
>  >Subject: [SunHELP] Problems with vold
>  >To: The SunHELP List <sunhelp at sunhelp.org>
>  >Message-ID: <1094219936.10168.9.camel at elaan.research.avayalabs.com>
>  >Content-Type: text/plain
>  >
>  >Running Solaris 9 on a Sunblade 100, and gnome desktop with all latest
>  >patches.
>  >
>  >When I put a CD in my CDROM drive, the drive spins and stops, but does
>  >not mount. It also won't eject until I stop volmgmt.  I can manually
>  >mount the CDROM(after stopping vold), but it won't mount automatically.
>  >
>  >So far, I can't figure out what the problem is... so I am looking for
>  >ideas on what to check. It use to work.. so I must have installed or
>  >changed *something*.
>  >
>  >So far, I have added a "-v" to the vold process and monitor the >vold.log
>  >file. It shows "vold: running" and all the appropriate /dev/rdsk >entries
>  >for cdrom, floppy, and rmdisk.  Nothing useful there...
>  >
>  >Thanks for any input.

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