Subject: Re: eject program
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Rolf Grossmann <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/11/1995 04:47:05

on Wed, 11 Oct 1995 00:40:54 +0100 Hubert Feyrer wrote 
concerning "Re: eject program" something like this:

>> CDROM's, MO and floppies using the same program? To achieve this, I
> Don't forget those nice DAT-tape-drives, please :-)

This is not correct. You can already eject DAT tapes using 'mt offline'.
However overloading 'mt offline' for use with disks is probably not a
good idea. (It's counterintuitive and the remaining mt commands don't
make sense to use with a disk.)

Bye, Rolf

PS: It may be argueable that eject should be able to eject DAT (and other
    such tapes) anyway.