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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add MOUNT_STATUS ioctl to cdrom device
    On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 04:09:54PM +0700, Samphan Raruenrom wrote:
    > The only visible feature of this new magicdev is that now
    > GNOME users can eject there CDs (the discs' icon will
    > disappear). The eject button now act as 'umount' command.
    >
    > One new requirement from this new magicdev is the question
    > "will umount failed?". I have no preference on any way to
    > implement it. Should there be the right way to do it, I'll
    > do so. I can think of many way to implement it (including
    > adding a new lazy-lock mode to cdrom device) but since
    > I have no kernel hacking experience, I need everyone
    > advices. Novice users need this 'eject' button after all.

    This doesn't make sense at all. Just try the unmount and
    tell the user if it failed - you can't say whether it will
    fail before trying.

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