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SubjectRe: Ejecting a mounted CD-ROM works :-(
On Fri, Feb 19, 1999 at 08:30:14AM +0100, Gerd Knorr wrote:
> 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.

Should we disallow generic scsi access to a device that's otherwise in use?
How hard is this to do?

Jeff
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