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Re: HAL ejects



tir, 25.01.2005 kl. 15.48 skrev Paul Ionescu:
> Hi,
> 
> On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 10:37:14 +0100, Peter Backlund wrote:
> 
> >> It is already in FC3
> >> I am using it right now.
> >> I think it is not in HAL, but in GVM. However, to be able to use it, you
> >> have to disable "lock on mount" option of cdrom by "echo 0 >
> >> /proc/sys/dev/cdrom/lock" or putting "dev.cdrom.lock = 0" in
> >> /etc/sysctl.conf and reloading with sysctl -p.
> > 
> > Well, that's fantastic. Why isn't this enabled by default?
> > 
> > /Peter
> 
> I don't really know, maybe some people like it the old unix way ?
> I don't have any kids yet, that tend to press any buttons to see what
> might happen (see Dee Dee), so for me it is easier to press the eject
> cdrom button, and actually it ejects, instead of nothing.
> Anyway, I think this should be an option in gvm.

Hmm.. People liking it "the old unix way" shouln't have any troubles
about the eject button, should they? Making it an option could make
things really easier for some newbies. And i can accutally then give my
mother a understandable explanation about how to eject a cdrom.


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