Re: Distinguishing among [unmount, Safely Remove Drive, Eject]
On Sat, May 05, 2018 at 07:04:08PM +0200, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
> Richard Owlett wrote:
> > unmount, Safely Remove Drive, and Eject?
> > [...] For a hard disk partition, only the first is given.
> To eject a hard disk you need the undocumented privileges CAP_DESTROY_HARDWARE
> and CAP_ENDANGER_BYSTANDERS.
Please. Surely you heard of SATA/SAS hotplug? Or SATA rack?
It's true that it's usually impossible to *eject* the harddrive.
Does not mean that it's impossible to replace a harddrive without