Detect CD Insert
rw at rlworkman.net
Mon Mar 10 07:41:43 PDT 2008
Thanh Tran wrote:
> Is it possible to use HAL to detect when a CD is
> inserted into an optical drive? I tried to use "lshal
> --monitor" and found no messages. I would've guessed
> the volume namespace would appear when a CD is
> inserted. Thanks in advance for any help.
Polling should catch that.
You should see something along these lines in the process list:
hald-addon-storage: polling /dev/hdc (every 2 sec)
[adjust for actual device name]
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