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SubjectRe: [Rdi1] Re: [PATCH] Add MOUNT_STATUS ioctl to cdrom device
Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 26 2003, Samphan Raruenrom wrote:
>>>Exactly. You poll media events from the drive, and upon an eject request
>>>you try and umount it. If it suceeds, you eject the tray.
>>No, it seems impossible to sense the eject request (right?). This
> No it isn't, in fact there are several ways to do it. Just by searching
> this list you should be able to find them.

YES!! http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0202.0/att-0603/01-cd_poll.c
get_media_event() = 1 -> eject
Thanks :-) I think you can't imagine how happy I am now. Thank you again.

>>is what I really did with the patched kernel and patched magicdev.
> magicdev is a piece of crap.

Why? I read all its code. Because of 2 sec. polling?

> I think you need to spend a little more time thinking/researching this
> problem. At least it really looks like you are going about it all wrong.

You've just put me on the right track. Thank you very much. I really
appreciate your and every others insightful comments.

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