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[Bug 215392] Can't unmount or eject removable storage with Nautilus
  • From: bugzilla_noreply@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 09:37:36 -0700 (MST)
  • Message-id: <20061030163736.206C7F23@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

------- Comment #7 from thoenig@xxxxxxxxxx 2006-10-30 09:37 MST -------
(In reply to comment #4)

> Unfortunately I have to doubt that this is a duplicate of bug 214820.
> I have simulated that bug 214820 were fixed by symlinking /bin/eject back to
> /usr/bin/eject, so that hal can find it again.
> It fixes ivman, but Nautilus is still failing. :-(

I did the same (ln -s /bin/eject /usr/bin/eject) and now everything works fine
with Nautilus.

It is actually gnome-volume-manager which is calling asking HAL to eject the

> And it wouldn't make too much sense anyway (The device needs to be umounted
> first and then ejected, but in this bug already the umount fails).

This is being handled by HAL. If the method Unmount() is called for a volume,
HAL first unmounts the volume.

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