On Mon, 19 Jun 2000 01:28:27 MDT, "Kenneth D. Merry" wrote:
>In any case, if an error were returned, the only way you could get that
>to work would be to have the media daemon continually ping the drive with
>the mounted media, and then unmount it in response to the (likely) unit
>attention condition.

This is how the MacOS does it, at least prior to MacOS X.  If the CD-ROM
is external and powered-down after the MacOS boots, the Mac then hangs
periodically trying to ping it.  Really screws up performance. :)

        -- Parag Patel

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