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i've been having a problem recently where my cd drive won't eject stuff while in linux. if i reboot and press eject, it works. i can read data from the cd's/copy to hd but if i try to eject it, nutting happens till i reboot and press eject during reboot. rlight click to eject fails. it ejects fine in windows. any ideas?
Corona4456: not if its setup so users can both mount and unmount the device .... look thru /etc/fstab where you can set things up so users have the power to mount and unmount devices like cdroms (works over here)
Originally posted by SciYro Corona4456: not if its setup so users can both mount and unmount the device .... look thru /etc/fstab where you can set things up so users have the power to mount and unmount devices like cdroms (works over here)
That's true... I was just trying to be quick and simple ... heh thanks for pointing it out
anyways, thanks for the 'unmount' tip. i'm using mdk 10/kde and right clicking unmount first allows me to eject. i'll have to look into the other settings to allow me to automatically eject (i used to be able to just press the button).