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SubjectRe: Kernel 1.3.76 ref CDROM
Derrik Pates wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Mar 1996, Daniel Barlow wrote:
> > No. It wouldn't. It used to in some versions with some drivers, but
> > a number of people (who have cd drives behind doors, or coffee mugs in
> > front of their computers) found the behaviour rather awkward.
> >
> Well, couldn't we have a build-time option to turn it on/off for those of
> us who want it? I'm not running a Live FS, and my systwm's a tower, so I
> don't have to worry about that.

Every CD drive I have seen has a button or a lever on the front
which ejects the disk. Try that. There isn't any point in ejecting
the CD if you aren't within arm's reach of the drive anyway. If
the drive is too far away, you may need an arm upgrade. See your
local arms dealer. :)

Andrew C. Esh
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