DVD Drive Clicking

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Sat Aug 13 05:13:26 UTC 2011

ANDY wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 3:27 PM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:
> > Try the command
> > 
> > sudo hal-disable-polling --device /dev/dvd
> andy at TOBY:~$ sudo hal-disable-polling --device /dev/dvd
> [sudo] password for andy:
> Following symlink from /dev/dvd to /dev/sr0.
> Polling for drive /dev/dvd have been disabled. The fdi file written
> was
> /etc/hal/fdi/information/media-check-disable-storage_model_CDRW_DVD_S
> N_324F.fdi andy at TOBY:~$
> Is that a permanent or per session command?

Like the message said, it has written the *.fdi file which is a 
permanent configuration file.


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