Graphically Unmounting Disk Volumes In Fedora 13

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Mon May 24 13:04:01 UTC 2010


On Sat, 2010-05-22 at 15:50 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-05-22 at 18:47 -0400, Robert L Cochran wrote:
> 
> > I definitely want to see an 'unmount' option restored.
> 
> It seems to me the sensible behaviour would be:
> 
> optical disc (is there anything else that can actually be ejected?):
> 'Eject' and 'Unmount'
> 
> other external storage with single partition, or when right-clicking on
> the device itself: 'Safely Remove'
> 
> other external storage with multiple partitions, when right-clicking on
> a partition: 'Unmount' (and 'Safely Remove' too, perhaps)
> 
> Does that seem sensible?

No. We never want to show unmount in the UI. It is just confusing and
meaningless to the vast majority of users who rely on the UI. If you
really need to unmount individual volumes, you can use the commandline.





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