[ale] Are autoeject floppy drives available for linux??

Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
Wed Feb 25 14:02:14 EST 2004

tfreeman at intel.digichem.net wrote:
> I got a semi-wild idea last night for my girlfriend's computer. Is there a 
> source of autoeject floppy drives like what Apple used to provide with the 
> mac, and are such drives supported under linux? Since I've been "mount"ing 
> & "umount"ing filesystems since the mid-80s, using floppies my way drives 
> her crazy. Crazy enough that she will not use them, but will wait until 
> I'm around to do the job for her. Obviously, if I'm going to be successful 
> in getting her fully to linux, I need to automate this usage.

You can get an ls120 drive.  They handle the ls120 floppies as well as 
standard ones and they auto eject with the eject command.

Until later, Geoffrey                     Registered Linux User #108567
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