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Re: Distinguishing among [unmount, Safely Remove Drive, Eject]




On Sat, 5 May 2018 11:06:25 -0500
Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hello Richard,

>Why?

Probably not an exhaustive list....

Ever tried to eject an HD?  (Un)mount is the only thing that makes sense
here.

Safely Remove is to ensure writes to flash drives etc. are actually
completed as opposed to being in progress from buffers.  Only then is it
safe to remove the memory card.

Eject will open a CD/DVD/BluRay drive tray, or actually eject the disk
from a slot drive.

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