Disk Capacity shows "Unknown" when installing OS on eMMC

Bug #1942733 reported by Andy Chi
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
OEM Priority Project
Andy Chi
udisks2 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description


 * This fix "Disk Capacity" in gnome-control-center shows "Unknown" if installing Focal on eMMC

[Test Plan]

 * Install Focal on eMMC desktop or laptop.

 * Open "Settings" application and select "About"

 * Check the volume of "Disk Capacity"

[Where problems could occur]

 * This changes eMMC's media removable property to false.

 * All the changes is in Hirsute, so only effect on Focal.

[Other Info]

 * Upstream bug: https://github.com/storaged-project/udisks/pull/834

 * Due to MediaRemoveable is false, gnome-control-center will skip this device and "Unknown" will show in "Disk Capacity"

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Andy Chi (andch) wrote :

Upload debdiff for Focal.

tags: added: oem-priority originate-from-1933171 somerville
Changed in oem-priority:
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Andy Chi (andch)
importance: High → Critical
description: updated
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Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks Andy, I've included the bug reference in the changelog, which is a requirement of the SRU process, and uploaded

Changed in udisks2 (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Fix Released
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Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote : Please test proposed package

Hello Andy, or anyone else affected,

Accepted udisks2 into focal-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/udisks2/2.8.4-1ubuntu2 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested, what testing has been performed on the package and change the tag from verification-needed-focal to verification-done-focal. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed-focal. In either case, without details of your testing we will not be able to proceed.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance for helping!

N.B. The updated package will be released to -updates after the bug(s) fixed by this package have been verified and the package has been in -proposed for a minimum of 7 days.

summary: - Disk Capacity shows "Unknow" when installing OS on eMMC
+ Disk Capacity shows "Unknown" when installing OS on eMMC
Changed in udisks2 (Ubuntu Focal):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed verification-needed-focal
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Andy Chi (andch) wrote :

Test on a desktop and install focal on eMMC. Enable -proposed channel for udisks version 2.8.4-1ubuntu2.

1. Open gnome-control-center
2. Select `About`
3. Disk capacity shows 31.3 GB which is the eMMC size on system

tags: added: verification-done verification-done-focal
removed: verification-needed verification-needed-focal
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Chris Halse Rogers (raof) wrote : Update Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for udisks2 has completed successfully and the package is now being released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package udisks2 - 2.8.4-1ubuntu2

udisks2 (2.8.4-1ubuntu2) focal; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/0001-udev-Distinguish-mmcblk-class-device-types.patch
     - backport 4 commits from upstream to fix mmcblk is not removeable.
       https://github.com/storaged-project/udisks/issues/358 (lp: #1942733)

 -- Andy Chi <email address hidden> Mon, 06 Sep 2021 11:01:13 +0800

Changed in udisks2 (Ubuntu Focal):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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