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SubjectRe: Can eject mounted zip disk after suspend/resume (2.4.4)
Hi!

> > If I hit an eject button on internal IDE IOMEGA zip drive after
> > resume/suspend to memory on my Dell Inspiron 7500 notebook, then the
> > disk will be ejected even if it is mounted. This behavior happens ONLY
> > if I suspend my system with the mounted zip. Could I fix this somehow?
>
> Its an Inspiron bios bug - they fail to preserve the locked stat of the zip
> drive across a suspend. Its not the worst bug in the world. In theory the
> scsi/ide layer could use a PM notifier to check the locked stat is right
> and force the drive into the right state. I'd take patches for it but lets
> say its not high on my 'urgent problem' list

That would not work. If someone pressed eject while resuming....

[Fact that zips like to remember button presses might make this pretty
bad.]

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