The attached patch prevent hal from automounting Dell recovery partition (and any ntfs partition with label "RECOVERY")
Created attachment 164637 [details, diff]
Just accepted by upstream and fixed in hal trunk :-)
Excellent work, sorry it took so long for this bug to be acknowledged. Adding to "4" patchset as patch number 12.
(In reply to comment #3)
> Excellent work, sorry it took so long for this bug to be acknowledged. Adding
> to "4" patchset as patch number 12.
No problem, I know it's sometimes difficult to have free time for all this :-)
+*hal-0.5.11-r7 (04 Feb 2009)
+ 04 Feb 2009; <email@example.com> metadata.xml, +hal-0.5.11-r7.ebuild:
+ Avoid circular dependencies between HAL and X by dropping migration script
+ and py86 dependency, closes bug #225091 by Ster0n <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
+ Properly ignore Dell recovery partitions, patch supplied by Pacho Ramos
+ <email@example.com> in bug #236784. Stop hiding unmounted
+ partitions, as suggested by Kirill Igorevich Cherniy
+ <firstname.lastname@example.org> in bug #247025. Upstream patch identified by
+ Rafael <email@example.com> fixes detection of partitions over ~1.2TB in
+ size, closes bug #253815 by Yar Odin <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Cease using
+ deprecated keys in our installed examples, as pointed out by Sebastian
+ Günther <email@example.com> in bug #256304.