Gnome-2.18: Ejecting CD/DVD ROMs

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Wed Jul 25 17:21:19 PDT 2007

Dan Nicholson wrote:
> 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.

Where is the `eject' program located?  It is not in BLFS; at least it is
not in the index.
  -- Bruce

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