Bug 16135 - CD ejects when mounted
CD ejects when mounted
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 2000-08-13 20:39 EDT by Rogelio Noriega
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-09-06 13:15:34 EDT
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Description Rogelio Noriega 2000-08-13 20:39:11 EDT
CD can be ejected from drive while it is mounted and thus causing a bunch 
of failure.  From my understanding, in RH6.2 the CD would not eject unless 
it is unmounted first.
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-08-14 12:21:29 EDT
during installation or after you are up and running? I assume during
installation.
Comment 2 Erik Troan 2000-08-14 14:40:58 EDT
I can't reproduce this in anaconda. I've heard magicdev causes this, but that's
still a kernel bug. I don't know why kernel folks seem to insist that it's
reasonable for a userspace program to break the kernel by repeatedly opening a
device. Good idea or not, it shouldn't affect the kernel.
Comment 3 Michael K. Johnson 2000-08-14 15:03:14 EDT
The kernel asks the drive to lock its door.  Lots of cdrom drives
are buggy and don't actually lock the door when they say they do.
I fail to see how this is a Linux kernel bug.
Comment 4 Rogelio Noriega 2000-08-29 09:16:58 EDT
We are using the same systems that we tested 6.2 on and the cdrom did not eject 
when mounted I don't think our hardware is the problem.
Comment 5 Rogelio Noriega 2000-09-06 13:15:29 EDT
After the install and RH is up and running you can eject the cd.

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