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SubjectRe: [RFC] Let non-root users eject their ipods?
Jens Axboe wrote:

> There's still the quirky problem of forcing a locked tray out. In some
> cases this is what you want, if things get stuck for some reason or
> another. But usually the tray is locked for a good reason, because there
> are active users of the device.
>
> Say two processes has the cdrom open, one of them doing io (maybe even
> writing!), the other could do a CDROMEJECT now and force the ejection of
> a busy drive.
>
I think the whole area of permissions for locking the tray and doing
eject need rethinking. I won't rehash what I have said before, that if I
have write permission growisofs should be able to lock the tray.

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