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Bug 16981 - RFE:improve exception handling when cdrom errors occur (cant eject, for example)
RFE:improve exception handling when cdrom errors occur (cant eject, for example)
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 2000-08-26 08:45 EDT by Gene Czarcinski
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-09-17 14:23:37 EDT
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Description Gene Czarcinski 2000-08-26 08:45:43 EDT
I installed a basic gnome/kde rhl 6.2 on a system.  I then attempted to
upgrade to rc2.  Everything was fine until the installer attempted to eject
disc1 -- this failed.  After I manually ejected disc1, disc2 was not
accepted (would not mount).
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-08-29 12:29:58 EDT
This is most likely particular to your CDROM drive - we have done alot of
testing and have not seen this
problem occur.

Can your drive eject a CDROM when running Linux (try the eject command)?

Comment 2 Gene Czarcinski 2000-08-30 01:59:57 EDT
Yes, it ejects fine.

I am tempted to just close this as something of an anomoly but it did happen and
I believe reporting errors or anomolies is helpful in the long run.
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2000-08-30 12:38:53 EDT
I agree these things happen and it wouldn't hurt to have code which handles
exceptions like this more cleanly.  Will have to look into this when we have

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