Re: Unmounting and ejecting the root fs on shutdown.

From: Mr. James W. Laferriere (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 09:32:40 EST

        Hello Per , Has anyone gotten back to you on this subject ?
        I as well am very interested in any information about releiving
        this difficulty . Tia , JimL

On Wed, 21 Feb 2001, Per Erik Stendahl wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm putting together a maintenance/rescue CD. It's bootable with
> RH6.2 (2.2.16) "installed" - ie the root fs is on the CD itself, no
> harddrives involved. I've run across a slight inconvenience:
> when I shutdown the CD is still locked in the drive. I have to power-off
> then power-on again to get the CD out of the drive. Is there any way
> I can get the kernel to unlock the CD and even possibly eject it
> on shutdown? If kernel-hacking is required could somebody please
> point to where it should be done? (I'm not very familiar with the
> kernel-layout).
> TIA,
> Per Erik Stendahl
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