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Month: September 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] TDEHW Summary

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sun, 2 Sep 2012 17:50:58 -0500
>>> > Safely Remove does not work. That is, using that option will unmount
>>> the
>>> > device but does not remove the icon from the desktop.
>>> Likely a udev/eject problem; it works here but your previous
>>> comments indicate that your udev subsystem may not be working as well
>>> for some reason.
>>> > * Eject does not work with CDs/DVDs.
>>> See above comment.; not likely to be a TDE problem.
>> I tested this under Xfce 4.10 and KDE 4.8.5 in Slackware 14. With both
>> desktops eject works for optical disks and the icons disappear with the
>> equivalent of Safely Remove. I don't think the problem is udev/eject
>> problem. Also nobody is reporting eject problems with Slackware 14.
> Those two systems probably use a different method to request an eject
> operation.  Does 'eject' work from the command line at all on your system?

More information: TDE handles a HAL eject and a TDEHWLib eject the exact
same way, via a call to kdeeject, which then calls eject.  As eject used
to rely on HAL, I would not be a bit surprised if the 'eject' binary is
broken on Slackware 14 (the ioctl errors would support this hypothesis).