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Re: Ipod issues



Kevin Kofler 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 won't argue about that, but it clearly prefers to be sent an eject,
and it makes sense for desktop apps to do so.  Do you know if KDE can
be made to do this automatically?

> 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 think it usually can as well, but that doesn't do much to reassure
an end-user that they are doing it right. :)

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