ipod eject and desktop icon

Haldor Riddering haldor.riddering at gmail.com
Wed Jul 12 23:55:10 UTC 2006

Haldor Riddering wrote:
> Hi there,
> I have a 30gig colour ipod.
> anyways it mounts fine under /media/sda2 & /dev/sda3
> even got gtkpod to work with it now so thats cool.
> In Gnome it comes up on the desktop and is as easy as a right click 
> eject to make it work but can't seem to figure out how to do it in KDE
> anyways what I was hoping for under kde was maybe an icon on the desktop 
> so  I could eject it.
> I tried sudo eject /media/sda2 & sda3 but just comes up with eject: 
> tried to use `/media/sda3' as device name but it is no block device
> eject: unable to find or open device for: `/media/sda3'
> if I sudo umount/media/sda2 it does it but the ipod "do not disconnect 
> message" is still going. I know I can just unplug it but would be nice 
> to get it back to neutral before pulling the plug.
> any help appreciated

Actually think I got it sorted.
made a script to handle eject /dev/sdaX
so will disconnect the ipod now.

still would prefer an icon on the desktop and auto mounting instead of 
having it open folder views but thats a separate issue I'll keep looking 

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