eject not working unless I'm root

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 19:45:14 UTC 2012

On 03/06/2012 03:58 AM, Colin Law wrote:
> On 6 March 2012 08:40, Ric Moore<wayward4now at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Anyone knows what gives with that??
>> My DVD isn't playing and yes, been through the how-to a dozen times. Using
>> Xubuntu 11.10. A data disk is recognized. A few days ago I played a music CD
>> but now that doesn't work either. My user is a member of the cdrom group.
>> There must be a flakey udev rule tossing things into the grinder as I had to
>> sudo eject for it to happen.  Ric
> I find that when I burn a CD that it cannot eject the disk and comes
> up with a message asking me to do it manually.  I wonder if that is a
> similar issue.  Next time it happens I will see if will eject with the
> eject command, with or without sudo.
> Does eject -v tell you anything?

Hey! It works! There was a flurry of updates last night, and that must 
have been one of the fixes. I also note that the group video has been 
added to my groups. Gonna check things out to see what works and what 
doesn't. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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