Gnome-2.18: Ejecting CD/DVD ROMs

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Wed Jul 25 16:21:37 PDT 2007

On 7/25/07, Randy McMurchy <randy at> wrote:
> However, it won't properly eject the CD/DVDs. Choosing 'Eject' from the
> volume manager panel applet gives an error.
> Gnome-volume-manager and gnome-mount are installed. There is no 'eject'
> program installed. Any clues?

I think you actually need the `eject' program. It's a runtime dep for
HAL on Linux. It's called by /usr/lib/hal/hal-storage-eject, which is
used by the Eject method.


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