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    SubjectRe: [Rdi1] Re: [PATCH] Add MOUNT_STATUS ioctl to cdrom device
    On Tue, Aug 26 2003, Samphan Raruenrom wrote:
    > 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.

    I'm surprised you didn't find these things up front.

    > >>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?

    Because it relies on unreliable mechanisms instead of using the proper
    support. That makes it 100% crap in my eyes, unusable.

    > >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.

    No problem.

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    Jens Axboe

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