Re: Unmounting and ejecting the root fs on shutdown.

From: James A. Sutherland (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 13:06:55 EST

On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:

> Hello James , Yup that works alright . But the difficulty
> Per & I were talking about is after the system (such as
> slackware's live-fs) is -shutdown- the CD drive bay is still
> locked , One has to hard-reset (or even power off for some)
> before the bay will open . I am well aware why the bay does
> not open while the live-fs has it mounted . But am quite
> baffled as to why the darn thing remains locked after system
> shutdown . Again I am quite sure I know why that is happening
> as well . The live-fs is hard read-only and the umount of the
> live-fs can not complete , so the CD drive never receives an
> unlock . Sound about right ? Twyl , JimL

The point is, if you mount the CD as /usr, you should then be able to
unmount it properly on shutdown...


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