On 27/01/2011, at 11:27 PM, Guido Winkelmann wrote: <snip> >> If it's the guest, I'm kind of wondering if you did the "sudo eject" thing >> before removing the virtual-cdrom, so the guest "knows" the cd drive don't >> have any mdedia in it? > > Why should that be necessary? On my physical machine, I can just manually eject > the cdrom, too, without saying sudo eject first, and the kernel will not be that > confused by it. Heh, for me, I couldn't manually eject the cdrom when it's in use, unless I wanted to get a paperclip out and really force the issue. Which then does lead to messages getting sent to syslog. Though, that was a while ago. ;) You're right about it also looking like the entire virtual drive that might have been removed too.