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#884 'Eject' button is unmounting but not ejecting disks


I recently went back to using the version of pcmanfm / libfm distributed by Arch (after troubleshooting using AUR GIT version for testing

The 'eject' button seems to no longer properly eject disks;
Previously, if i clicked on the 'eject' button, the device would unmount, then eject and no longer be available on the tree to the left (until physically reseated)

Now, the disk umounts but does not eject - it still appears on the tree, when it is physically removed a notify-osd message appears indicating that the disk has 'disappeared', and every time you reference the disk by name even at command line (i.e. gdisk /dev/sdd) the disk becomes re-mounted.

Perhaps this is a udisks problem? Except that I haven't changed usdisks, only pcmanfm.. i believe.

[dylan@zenbook ~]$ uname -a
Linux zenbook 3.14.2-1-iwlwifidebug #2 SMP PREEMPT Thu Jun 26 01:20:28 PDT 2014 x86_64 GNU/Linux
[dylan@zenbook ~]$ sudo pacman -Qi udisks | grep -i version
Version : 1.0.5-1
[dylan@zenbook ~]$ sudo pacman -Qi pcmanfm | grep -i version
Version : 1.2.0-2
[dylan@zenbook ~]$ sudo pacman -Qi libfm | grep -i version
Version : 1.2.0-5
[dylan@zenbook ~]$ sudo pacman -Qi gvfs | grep -i version
Version : 1.20.2-1


  • Lonely Stranger

    Lonely Stranger - 2014-06-30
    • status: open --> closed-wont-fix
    • assigned_to: Lonely Stranger
  • Lonely Stranger

    Lonely Stranger - 2014-06-30

    The 'eject' button in the sidebar would eject only ejectable volumes. For non-ejectable volumes it will just unmount them. This is how it behaves since very start and this is certainly visible if you right-click it in the sidebar - it does not contain an 'Eject' context menu item. So staying in the sidebar after you click on the 'eject' button is an appropriate behavior for SD, it certainly shows you can mount it again. Thank you very much.

  • Camden Lindsay

    Camden Lindsay - 2014-06-30

    Is this the expected behavior for USB drive as well? USB drive has same characteristic.

    Interesting; this is not the old behavior.

    There seems to be an additional problem with udisks or something makes the volumes re-mount automatically whenever you touch the, which makes it virtually impossible to run mkfs, etc x-( however I gather that somehow isn't related to the new pcmanfm (will have to roll back to the GIT pcmanfm I have a static copy of tucked away)

    Much appreciated

    If the lack of eject is expected,



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