On Wed, 04 Aug 2010 19:12:49 -0400, John Lindsay wrote:
> I plugged my wife's sony ereader into my debian (lenny) machine USB
> socket primarily to charge it up properly. I was very surprised when it
> came up with the 'do you want to run the program' and actually mounted
> the volume. I was able to look at the files but didn't do anything else.
> I did forget to unmount the reader prior to removing it so now I have a
> phantom icon called reader on my desktop. I cannot delete it.I cannot
> move it to trash as it says I need to unmount it but catch 22 -- Short
> of rebooting how can I get rid of the icon?
What does "mount" command say? Can you right-click on the icon and
perform any action (unmount/eject/safely remove)? Anythig in dmesg?
I would try to force unmounting or "ejecting" the device.
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