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




On Wed 09 May 2018 at 12:50:29 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:

> On 05/06/2018 09:42 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
> > On 05/06/2018 09:26 AM, Brian wrote:
> > > On Sun 06 May 2018 at 15:53:05 +1200, Richard Hector wrote:
> > > 
> > > > On 06/05/18 07:35, Brian wrote:
> > > > > On Sat 05 May 2018 at 11:06:25 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> > > > > 
> > > > > > What are the distinguishing features of unmount, Safely
> > > > > > Remove Drive, and
> > > > > > Eject?
> > > > > 
> 
> [*SNIP*]
> 
> > > 
> > > Although it is from a few years ago, the material at
> > > 
> > >    https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=598690
> > > 
> > > could still be useful. Safely Remove Drive and Eject are associated
> > > with DEs, although Xfce seems to manage without them and has unmount as
> > > an only option.
> 
> Just got a chance to look at it, has points in common with my problem.
> It, and related bugs, will be worth a detailed read.

You have *never* explained what *your* problem is. Whatever *you* read
will not make it any clearer to us what the issue is. It is what *we*
read which determines what we have to respond to. Could you not be more
helpful and forthcoming?

> I'm suspecting that there were explicit choices made that I wouldn't.

You can suspect what you like. We would like to know exactly what it
is that is exercising you.

> Or, to paraphrase a truism, "You can satisfy some of the people all of the
> time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not satisfy all of
> the people all of the time."

Gosh, I wish I had said that!

-- 
Brian.