[kde-linux] KDE +hal: "unable to eject" message with USB sticks

Norberto Bensa nbensa at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 05:01:08 UTC 2007

Jens Stroebel wrote:
> I'm using kde-3.5.7 here; after updating from a previous version to this
> one, I had to realize that an umount of USB sticks (via the dektop icon)
> nowadays spawns a window (and creating a glass-break-sound) and
> complains that it has successfully umounted but couldn't eject the USB
> stick.

Me too.

I'm using Gentoo. 

Kubuntu on the other hand seems to handle this right, and it also has a nice 
feature: it shows a progress bar showing how much time left to umount/sync 
your usb stick.

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