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SubjectRe: EJECT ioctl fails on empty SCSI CD-ROM


this is what i get on 2.2.17

open("/dev/scd1", O_RDONLY|O_NONBLOCK) = 3
ioctl(3, CDROMEJECT, 0xbffffc78) = 0
close(3) = 0

In local.linux-kernel-list, you wrote:
>Apparently using the CDROMEJECT ioctl with kernel 2.4-testX fails on
>a SCSI CD-ROM that does not have a disc in it. The errno returned
>corresponds to the string ``No such file or directory.''
>The Linux CD-ROM Standard states that CDROMEJECT opens the drive tray.
>It does not mention any prerequisite such as media being present.
>Is this the expected behavior? If so, I am curious to hear the rationale
>behind it.

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