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    SubjectRe: CD tray closes spontaneously after opening it
    On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 2:01 PM, Frans Pop <> wrote:
    > On Tuesday 30 September 2008, Tony Vroon wrote:
    >> On Tue, 2008-09-30 at 12:47 +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
    >> > Since 2.6.27 I've had several times, but not always, that after I
    >> > open the CD tray by pressing the eject button it spontaneously closes
    >> > after a short delay. The delay varies between ~0 and ~2 seconds.
    >> For the record, I had this on my Gentoo system. It turned out that HAL
    >> was responsible. (So it may not be a kernel bug at all)
    >> Do see this report:
    > Thanks for the link.
    > It cannot be hal in my case as I've disabled polling by hal for both
    > drives using the 'hal-disable-polling' command.
    > The bug report also mentions udev, but I'm not sure if that's it either
    > as the bit in the report is about sr* devices, which is SCSI/SATA and
    > the patch linked there is in Debian's udev.
    > The udev changelog for Debian has:
    > udev (0.125-4) unstable; urgency=medium
    > * 60-persistent-storage.rules: do not run vol_id on media tray open
    > events or the kernel will close the tray again.
    > Hmm, in Debian unstable /etc/udev/rules.d/60-persistent-storage.rules
    > also has:
    > # skip removable ide devices, because open(2) on them causes an events loop
    > KERNEL=="hd*[!0-9]", ATTR{removable}=="1", DRIVERS=="ide-cs|ide-floppy", \
    > GOTO="persistent_storage_end"
    > I wonder if we've got a simple case of a typo here: ide-cs instead of
    > ide-cd? However, there is such a thing as an ide-cs driver (legacy driver
    > for PCMCIA IDE/ATA disk cards).
    > But it does seem logical that rule should also cover IDE CDs...

    This rule is fine, it was only ide-cs, the old pcmcia stuff, that had
    these issues.

    You might need:;a=commitdiff;h=f755fd5657b619fd27160ad202fc5d773d096e9c


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