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Re: [Qemu-block] CDROM Eject behaviour

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] CDROM Eject behaviour
Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2015 11:01:32 +0100
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Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden> writes:

> On 13/03/2015 11:46, Peter Lieven wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just stumbled across an old ticket where a user complains that an
>> ejected CD is visible again after a reset.
>> It seems that the behaviour of qemu changed somewhen in the past
>> (maybe years ago). I wonder
>> which behaviour would be correct or better.
>> If we eject a CD with the eject command via qmp or hmp we open the
>> tray *AND* remove the media.
>> If the OS ejects a CD we just open the tray. So if the ATAPI or SCSI
>> CDROM is resetted the tray is closed
>> and the CD is there again.
> IIRC this is because of another installer behavior.  Some of them do the
> following:
> - ask to start media check
> - at the end of media check, eject
> - if you choose to do another media check, load again.


Newer installers may well avoid this, because it doesn't work so well
with a "Caddy/Slot type loading mechanism".


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