Bug 16981 - RFE:improve exception handling when cdrom errors occur (cant eject, for example)
Summary: RFE:improve exception handling when cdrom errors occur (cant eject, for example)
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact:
Keywords: FutureFeature
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-08-26 12:45 UTC by Gene Czarcinski
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-09-17 18:23:37 UTC

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Description Gene Czarcinski 2000-08-26 12:45:43 UTC
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 16:29:58 UTC
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 05:59:57 UTC
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 16:38:53 UTC
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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