Bug#240331: apt: CDROMs must be manually ejected and mounted on Apple/Mac/PowerPC
On Sat, Mar 27, 2004 at 05:58:05AM -0700, toff wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 08:35:27PM -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 09:01:30PM -0700, toff wrote:
> > > On Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 01:31:50PM -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > > > You had to mount the CD in order to eject it?
> > >
> > > Yes, if I don't mount it first I get a message like
> > >
> > > 'unable to eject, last error: inappropriate ioctl for device'
> > That sounds completely backwards. You should not be able to eject a mounted
> > CD; you should have to unmount it first.
> > > > All mounting and unmounting is handled by base-config, not apt, in this
> > > > case. If you want the CD to be automatically ejected, that would need to be
> > > > done in base-config as well.
> > >
> > > I see you reassigned it. Yet the same problem comes up using aptitude,
> > > apt-get and apt-cdrom.
> > If what you say is true, it sounds like a kernel problem.
> > --
> > - mdz
> Is there something I can do to pin it down further? Would strace help?
I don't know; ask debian-powerpc.