External hard drives don't eject properly

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External hard drives don't eject properly

Postby kuckunniwi on Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:36 am

Mint 13 XFCE 64-bit
External hard drives don't eject properly from file manager or desktop>eject.

No problem with usb flash drive.

Problem has proven true with different hard drives, and on two different computers.

Ejecting from disk utility or terminal does work.
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Re: External hard drives don't eject properly

Postby caf4926 on Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:54 am

IIRC I have seen this in other distro with xfce
So it may be an upstream issue
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Re: External hard drives don't eject properly

Postby kuckunniwi on Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:39 pm

Has anyone found a workaround? As mentioned, I can unmount/eject using terminal or diskutility, but it's rather annoying to have to do so every time...
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Re: External hard drives don't eject properly

Postby aggro rabbit on Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:48 pm

EDIT: Disregard. I cannot read :)
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