From: John P. Looney (valen at domain tuatha.org)
Date: Fri 13 Sep 2002 - 09:45:28 IST
On Fri, Sep 13, 2002 at 12:48:13AM +0100, Paul Kelly mentioned:
> Matthew French wrote:
> >Another problem seems to be that an unbalanced CD left in the drive for too
> >long can distort (bend?) the drive mechanism. At least, I think this is
> >happens. The end result is a lot of vibration from disks that would
> >be properly balanced in other drives.
> Here's a thought:
> eject -x 8 /dev/cdrom
> The drive will no longer sound like a jet engine and odds are you won't
> /really/ notice the difference.
WTF ? You shouldn't be allowed to hide really useful actions in
barely-related commands like that!!!
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