Bug#508457: installation-report: Do not eject CD before asking from user (damaged CD tray)
Frans Pop <email@example.com> writes:
> reassign 508457 cdrom-detect
> tags 508457 wontfix
There is simple fix, see below.
> On Thursday 11 December 2008, jaalto wrote:
>> Please add confimation dialog:
>> "Eject the CD" [OK]
>> At the final phase of the installation before the reboot. Not all CD's
>> can be ejected, because the CD may be inside a front DOOR, which must
>> be opened first, or there may be other obstacles in front of the CD
>> The CD may be severily damaged if the confirmation question is not
> In almost all cases the CD should be ejected. For other cases there is the
> boot option 'cdrom-detect/eject=false', as documented in the installation
A message is already displayed at the end to notify about reboot.
There is no need to "eject" prior that message. It can be done *after* and have
the message explain a little more:
... Please remove obstables at the front of CD drive. It will
be ejected before reboot takes place
This is a simple way to prevent damage to the CD drive.