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Bug 182697 - eject does not eject anything
eject does not eject anything
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: eject (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
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Reported: 2006-02-23 21:46 EST by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-08-23 16:03:43 EDT
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2006-02-23 21:46:03 EST
Description of problem:

After CD got mounted one can try to use 'eject' (as various scripts, for
example, were doing for years).  For mysterious reasons, as it has a volume
label, CD this time got mounted on /media/disk (????).  Whatever.  After
typing 'eject' we see:

umount: /media/disk is not in the fstab (and you are not root)
eject: unmount of `/media/disk' failed

One would think that 'eject' at least could try to use 'gnome-mount -e'
at this point as that one seems to be able to do the job at least when
called with '-d <device>' for arguments.

OK, so lets try as root.  A CD got mounted this time, mysteriously,
on "/media/FC_5-Test3 i386".

# eject
umount: /media/FC_5-Test3\040i386: not found
eject: unmount of `/media/FC_5-Test3\040i386' failed

so beeing root is not good enough either.

Actually it looks like that eject should work through 'gnome-mount',
if available, as the later expects that old mount points in /media
are getting removed.

(No, I am far from pleased with what Gnome is doing here.)

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Comment 1 Ngo Than 2006-08-23 16:03:43 EDT
it should be fixed in recent eject-2.1.5-0.1.fc5 from FC5-update. Thanks for 
your report

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