[mythtv-users] DVD eject button SOLVED
lhn+mythtv at nerdylorrin.net
Fri Sep 24 01:30:42 EDT 2004
I still don't understand what's up with the eject button (and after
discovering /proc/sys/dev/cdrom/lock I thought I had it licked but
setting that to 0 didn't make a difference). But courtesy of
I've got a fine work-around. To /usr/share/mythtv/dvdmenu.xml I added
On 9/22/2004 1:24 PM, Lorrin Nelson wrote:
> On 9/22/2004 11:49 AM, Stephen Tait wrote:
>> At 19:08 22/09/2004, you wrote:
>>> OK, I can't get the eject button to work whether I'm running
>>> enlightenment or tvm. I don't see any other process running that
>>> would be automounting and, like I said, only if mythfrontend is
>>> running does the disk automatically get mounted.
>>> Am I correct to understand that it's normal for the DVD to be mounted
>>> by MythTV? It's gotta get mounted at some point or you couldn't watch
>>> it! But isn't it normal for the eject button to not have an effect if
>>> the disk is mounted? I'm not clear on how it's supposed to be so I'm
>>> having problems fixing it.
>> If you're running your DE without any of the usual background daemons
>> they like to use, then technically you should be able to eject any
>> time. I don't know if Myth needs the drive mounted or not, since I set
>> up supermount to take care of all that automatically (this mounts the
>> drive and gives access to the device as soon as it's inserted).
>> Have you verified that the eject button actually works? Try ejecting
>> the drive when you're in the BIOS or something. If it won't work
>> there, chances are your switch is goosed and you'll need to RMA it.
> mythfrontend automounts DVDs when I insert them. If mythfrontend isn't
> running the drive doesn't get mounted and the eject button works. If I
> then manually mount the drive the eject button ceases to work.
> It sounds like you're saying that your eject button works even when the
> drive is mounted? I thought it was normal for the eject button to get
> disabled when the drive was mounted -- but if that's true how do other
> Myth users eject their disks? Or alternatively how do I make my mounts
> not disable the eject button?
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