Re: USB devices not properly ejected from the "new devices" plasmoïd.
Valerio Passini wrote:
> Alle lunedì 01 giugno 2009, email@example.com ha scritto:
>> Hi all,
>> I use KDE4 on Squeeze, I noticed that when I "eject" my camera (usb,
>> mass storage mode) with the default "new devices" plasmoïd (the one
>> sitting in the panel) I don't get the message "remove ok" I used to get
>> from the camera. If I run the "eject" command manually the camera
>> displays the usual reassuring message "remove ok", and I see the actual
>> removal in dmesg.
>> If I use Gnome I get the message too, as I used to on KDE3.5. If I use
>> the plasmoïde with a cd it does eject it fine (open the tray).
>> So I am wondering if there's something wrong, and potentially armful in
>> this behavior. And how could I tweak this behavior, in a KDE config
>> file, with a hal rule ?
>> Thanks for any pointer,
> It's a bug upstream:
Thanks a lot, I didn't search upstream, shame on me. So I know now that
I can't rely on the plasmoïd to eject my camera. I hope it's not going
to make too many people to lose data or damage their usb devices...
Looks like a potentially nasty bug.