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[ale] Q: Zipdisk won't eject @#$!! disk



On Tue, 6 Oct 1998, jkinney wrote:

> Did you unmount the disk first?
> The reboot process will unmount it allowing the disk to be ejected.

Thanks for the pointer, but yes, I did umount the drive.  In fact I have
the same problem whether or not the drive was ever mounted, whether the
fs was msdos of ext2, and whether or not I use the -f and -u switches. 

Inquiring minds don't want to boot Win for the pleasure of ejecting a
disk!!!???

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