Subject: Re: floppy and cd-rom access and cd-rw drive
To: Dean Huxley <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/10/1999 21:23:32
On Wed, Feb 10, 1999 at 01:00:11PM -0700, Dean Huxley wrote:
> That handles the automatic mount, but what about the automatic umount when
> the media is replaced?  I thought amd only unmounted after a certain amount
> of idle time...  If you had to go through a bunch of CD's, would amd be 
> smart enough to know when you replaced the media?  I don't have a CDROM 
> currently installed to try this, but I'm curious to know if amd handles 
> media changes.

Not at all. The trick is to make the idle timeout fast enough.