Hello Tonya and all others,
on 30.09.93 Tonya R. Wilbanks wrote to All in USENET.COMP.OS.LINUX.HELP:
TR> I'm looking for an easy way to have the system auto-detect a disk
TR> change within a CDROM drive that is mounted.
With sbpcd.c, my experience is that the higher-level filesystem code does not
"poll" the (driver-supplied) "XXX_media_changed" subroutine too often. :-)
TR> Apparently, if the drive is mounted and you change out disks, the
TR> drive must be unmounted and then remounted for it to acknowledge the
That is, in general, a nice idea - because it is a device containing a
TR> My goal is to have a networked CDROM drive that anyone can mount and use
TR> without having to interact with the Linux server that drives the CDROM.
I reached that goal here with "usermount" (under X11, there is a "xvmount",
It lets ordinary users mount (and umount) devices which are contained within
a special list.
Greetings ... Eberhard