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I've just done an online upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 - seemed to have gone well, but now I cannot access other drives (partitions) on my PC, also flash drives.

I get the following error:

Unable to mount location - Adding read ACL for uid 1000 to
media/malcolm failed: Operation not supported.

Content of mount -l:

/dev/sdb8 on / type ext2 (rw,errors=remount-ro)
proc on /proc type proc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
none on /sys/fs/fuse/connections type fusectl (rw)
none on /sys/kernel/debug type debugfs (rw)
none on /sys/kernel/security type securityfs (rw) 
udev on /dev type devtmpfs (rw,mode=0755) 
devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,noexec,nosuid,gid=5,mode=0620)
tmpfs on /run type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,size=10%,mode=0755)
none on /run/lock type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,size=5242880)
none on /run/shm type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev)
none on /run/user type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,size=104857600,mode=0755)    
binfmt_misc on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
gvfsd-fuse on /run/user/malcolm/gvfs type fuse.gvfsd-fuse (rw,nosuid,nodev,user=malcolm)

Here's some more system info


$ cat /etc/fstab
# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass> proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0 /dev/sdb8 / ext2 errors=remount-ro 0 1
# swap was on /dev/sdb1 during installation UUID=2bafe271-cb66-41ae-a4e4-831fa3b85fbe none swap sw 0 0 
# swap was on /dev/sdb9 during installation UUID=1f1e2de9-4983-4105-8a64-c8da5382ca2d none swap sw 0 0
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Please put this information in your question, not in the comments, no one can read that! – Jorge Castro Nov 10 '12 at 13:33
I found an answer at <>; – Malcolm Osborne Nov 17 '12 at 13:58

Try creating/setting ownership on the path /media/malcolm

sudo mkdir -p /media/malcolm
sudo chown malcolm:malcolm /media/malcolm
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This solved my problem, thank you. Now its up to Canonical to kill the bug. – Malcolm Osborne Nov 17 '12 at 21:01

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