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Re: Ipod issues



On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 11:09 PM, Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at> wrote:
> Todd Zullinger wrote:
>> The iPod should be sent an eject rather than just a umount.
>
> Well, really it's the iPod being weird. It doesn't make sense to "eject" a
> USB device.
>
> I'm pretty sure it's actually safe to disconnect the iPod once it is
> unmounted, even if the firmware doesn't understand this.

I generally just use "eject ipod" from a shell and it seems to work
(even if no actual ejecting is involved). I think it just makes the
driver do whatever USB drivers do to disconnect.

poc


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