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

Larry Grenevitch lg1450 at bellsouth.net
Wed Feb 25 14:15:19 EST 2004

If you use KDE Kwrite or any program with a file dialogue as of KDE 3.1 I 
believe will do a mount save file or load file and then an automatic unmount 
on the floppy.  

Otherwise, you are stuck with creating a desktop device floppy and double 
clicking on it to mount the floppy and then having to right click on it to 
unmount it.

On Wednesday 25 February 2004 01:57 pm, 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.
> Leads and concepts are very welcome.
> Thanks

Larry Grenevitch
lg1450 at bellsouth.net

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