[mythtv-users] DVD eject button
lhn+mythtv at nerdylorrin.net
Tue Sep 21 01:04:48 EDT 2004
On 9/20/2004 2:30 AM, Charlie Brej wrote:
> Lorrin Nelson wrote:
>> This is more of a Linux question than a MythTV question, but I'm
>> hoping someone can help. Once I put a DVD in my MythTV box I can't get
>> it out with the eject button on the drive. Is there a way to fix this?
>> Switching to a command prompt and running "eject" each time is a
>> little tedious.
>> One thing that's odd is that even after an apparently successful
>> umount the drive's still mounted:
>> tomato:/etc/X11# umount -v /dev/hdc
>> /dev/hdc umounted
>> tomato:/etc/X11# mount | grep hdc
>> /dev/hdc on /media/cdrom0 type iso9660
>> But eject works:
>> tomato:/etc/X11# eject -v
>> eject: using default device `cdrom'
>> eject: device name is `cdrom'
>> eject: expanded name is `/cdrom'
>> eject: `/cdrom' is a link to `/media/cdrom0'
>> eject: `/dev/hdc' is mounted at `/media/cdrom0'
>> eject: unmounting `/dev/hdc'
>> eject: `/dev/hdc' is a multipartition device
>> eject: trying to eject `/dev/hdc' using CD-ROM eject command
>> eject: CD-ROM eject command succeeded
>> I checked, it's not a hardware problem with the button.
> I think you might be running gnome or some other system which mounts the
> cd when it detects it. Turn off mounting. Instead use automount.
> In "/etc/auto.master" insert the line:
> "/misc /etc/auto.misc --timeout=2"
> and in "/etc/auto.misc" add the line:
> "cd -fstype=iso9660,ro,nosuid,nodev :/dev/cdrom"
> (assuming /dev/cdrom is linked to your cd drive (ala /dev/cdrom ->
> Now you can just enter /misc/cd and your cdrom will be automounted and
> after 2 seconds of non usage can be ejected. You will need to blindly
> walk into the directory as it doesn't appear until you have mounted.
> Also as usual it will not unmount unless you have left the cdrom
> directory. Make soft links to it from your videos directory in order to
> watch stuff from CD's.
Hey, thanks for the help. I did just install enlightenment, so perhaps
you're right. However, I don't see any settings relating to auto
mounting (perhaps because I don't know where to look?). I did just
discover that the problem only occurs when MythTV is running. Does that
indicate that it's a problem with MythTV?
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