Cameron Simpson wrote: > On 04Jan2008 19:26, Jeffrey Ross <[email protected]> wrote: >> is it possible to monitor a file system to see what files have been open >> (and closed), and if so, how? >> The device in this case would be a USB CD-rom drive and the filesystem >> would be the disk in it. > > The inotify system may do the trick for you. See "man 7 inotify" for details. > I expect there must be some handy utilities around that use it. Would that really work? I was under the impression that inotify was using file system attributes and since a CD is read-only the attributes can't be updated/modified. Ed -- I was making donuts and now I'm on a bus!