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Re: [SLE] unplugging USB hard disks
  • From: Dave Chapman <linux-lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 16:19:05 +0100
  • Message-id: <200510261619.05775.linux-lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 26 October 2005 13:20, Dave Howorth wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-10-26 at 12:22 +0100, Dave Chapman wrote:
> > On Wednesday 26 October 2005 12:01, Dave Howorth wrote:
> > > ... So what I do is su to root and eject it. I've been thinking about
> > > writing a suid shell script to do that, unless somebody else comes with
> > > a better suggestion.
> >
> > I dont know what version of SUSE you have but 10 has a service menu
> > (right click) "safely remove"
>
> I use 9.3 with gnome. Enlightenment has 'unmount device' (IIRC) but it
> doesn't work - it gives the 'you aren't root' message.
>
> If yours works, could you post the actual command that is run by 'safely
> remove'? Or tell me which configuration file it's in, or at least which
> software component is providing that menu on your system.
>
> Thanks, Dave
It's a Kde service menu
/opt/kde3/share/apps/konqueror/servicemenus

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