[Bug 32643] Re: [Bug 32643] Re: [Bug 32643] Re: unmounting of removable drives should show a progress dialog
john.dong at gmail.com
Mon May 15 10:07:32 UTC 2006
Because users are far more likely to prematurely/improperly remove USB thumb
drives than internal static drives or even USB external hard drives.
On 5/14/06, Ben Collins <ben.collins at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > And what's the answer to this senario?
> > - user is typing a document, saving work as she goes
> > - power goes out (most desktops don't have a UPS)
> > - power comes on and finds all those saves she was doing weren't actualy
> writting to disk
> > how is this faster? she now has to re-write the whole thing. how is
> > this simpler and more user friendly?
> Why should we have a different way to handle large removable devices
> than we do internal static drives? The scenario you show would also
> happen to a normal disk drive, because they are async by default
> (however, things like journaling help this a lot).
> I don't think this scenario should dictate the resolution of this
> unmounting of removable drives should show a progress dialog
unmounting of removable drives should show a progress dialog
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