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

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 12 07:27:16 UTC 2007

On Thursday 12 July 2007 06:01:08 Norberto Bensa wrote:
> 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.
Is it possible that something is hanging on to the device?  Can you see any 
possible cause in ksysguard?

Registered Linux User No.293302 (http://counter.li.org/)
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