ipod ejecting problem
jferrando at netplc.com
Sat Dec 31 21:30:11 UTC 2005
I use my ipod, and execute mount and umount statements and works fine, never
$ sudo umount /dev/sda2
$sudo umount -l /dev/sda2
The mounting is done automatically by kubuntu.
El Sábado, 31 de Diciembre de 2005 22:10, NatureCyber Life escribió:
> i tried with the "sudo eject -s /dev/ipod" command and it told me there was
> no such file, then i tried with "sudo eject -s /dev/sda2" and it told me
> "/dev/sda2: cannot execute binary file". i dont know what a symlink is,
> maybe im making a mistake?
> Well, ive tried with many different ways to remove my ipod safely and all
> i get is "unable to open `/dev/sda'".
> I also waited more than a minute before opening the gtkpod and i kept
> getting the warning message about not finding the itunes database.
> No matter what i try I cant figure out the way to get rid of the "do not
> disconnect" message and im getting desperate, i hope someone knows why all
> this problems happen and a nice way to go around them.
> Thank you Jules for your help.
> On 12/29/05, Jules Dubois <4lvhgwz02 at sneakemail.com> wrote:
> > On Thursday 29 December 2005 13:31, NatureCyber Life <nclife at gmail.com>
> > (<520f3ee20512291231k6e843195ja5bf361c9ec8a189 at mail.gmail.com>) wrote:
> > > anyone? i still cant figure out how to get rid of the "do not
> > disconnect"
> > > message to remove it safely.
> > I use "eject -s /dev/ipod" where ipod is a symlink to sda2. eject used
> > to work reliably, but for some months, it only works once or twice after
> > a reboot. When it doesn't work, I sometimes try again; then, eject
> > usually tells me "unable to open /dev/sda2" and after it's told me that
> > once, it always give the same error.
> > Now, when eject fails, I just pull the cable after unmounting it and
> > waiting
> > at least a minute.
> > I also wait at about a minute after attaching it to the computer before
> > starting gtkpod (which I've configured to mount and unmount it). When I
> > wait, it never tells me it can't find its databases.
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