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

Greg runman at speedfactory.net
Wed Feb 25 22:03:53 EST 2004

auto-mount or auto-eject ?  Auto-mounting floppies can be done easily -
google is your friend .. for instance
http://www.linux.com/howtos/Automount.shtml  .  I think you can also use
fstab too.  You can also make an icon to run things I think on most desktops
and you should be able to run an eject command there.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: ale-bounces at ale.org [mailto:ale-bounces at ale.org]On Behalf Of
> Geoffrey
> Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 2:02 PM
> To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
> Subject: Re: [ale] Are autoeject floppy drives available for linux??
> 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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