[Thunar-dev] 'Eject' USB drives

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Mon Oct 15 02:44:35 CEST 2007

On Mon, 15 Oct 2007 09:39:23 +1000 Simon Naunton wrote:

> > > I'm pretty sure Thunar doesn't ever eject a device, even when its
> > > HAL 'storage.requires_eject' property is true
> I logged this as a bug a while ago and I think they changed the
> behavior so that you get the option to eject if storage.requires_eject
> is in the HAL definition for the device. I have not tested it myself
> yet though.

Don't think so...

> > >, since, after you eject it,
> > > you can't remount it without an unplug/replug
> So what?

Yep, I agree.

> If you eject/safely remove on other OSes then you cannot
> remount without re-pluging anyway. Personally, I think having a user
> friendly "It is safe to remove this device" is better.

Try xfce4-volstatus-icon.


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