Bug#217255: problems with umount and nautilus

Sven Luther Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr>, 217255@bugs.debian.org
Wed, 12 Nov 2003 17:26:59 +0100

On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 05:02:02PM +0100, Sebastien Bacher wrote:
> > As said, i mount a CD with right button->volumes->cdrom, and i cannot
> > unmount it anymore. Even login out of gnome 2.4 and login in again
> > doesn't help.
> It works fine here.

Sure, it ever does, if not you would have corrected the bug already :))

How to reproduce it :

  1) Insert CD.

  2) right mouse button on the desktop, select volumes and CD-ROM.

  3) double click on CD icon to open nautilus.

  4) Browse to one of the files, and open it (tested with nautilus).

  5) Close nautilus window.

  6) Try ejecting the cdrom => Error message saying the CD is in use.

> Are you using automount ?

Mmm, this would mean that the CD icon would appear as soon as i enter the CD
in the drive. If so, i guess i don't use automount.

> Nautilus doesn't use fam on read-only media, so I think it's not a
> nautilus bug, but a fam bug.

Seriously, i have trouble following the logic, we have the premises :

  Nautilus doesn't use fam for read-only media.

  The bug appears in nautilus with read-only media.

Therefore :

  It can't be a fam bug since it is not used. 

But then, i don't really care about fam, the gnome maintainers are
supposed to make a working gnome desktop, and this include a working CD
mounting with nautilus. Having to reboot to be able to remove the CD is
just wrong, please fix this.

BTW, i have a scsi CD-ROM drive, but i suppose this doesn't influence


Sven Luther