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SubjectRe: Ejecting a mounted CD-ROM works :-(
In lists.linux.kernel you write:

>Hi *

>I did some experiments with cdrecord last few days, for example how to
>eject a CDROM ...

>ok, let´s do that
># cdrecord dev=0,2,0 -eject

>*click**screeek**click*
>CD is ejected from my cdrom now :-)

>Ok, try to eject a mounted(!!) cd-rom. This should make some headace
>to the kernel, this is the reason why cdroms (eject-button) are locked
>while mounted, right?

If you ask the kernel for ejecting the cdrom (CDROMEJECT ioctl), you'll
get a EBUSY.

cdrecord talks directly to the device (via generic scsi), therefore
the kernel can't block the eject attempt.

Gerd

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