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Old 08-23-2003, 06:58 AM   #1
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Question Linux wont let me open the cdrom


I run linux slackware 9.0 in KDE (I am totally newbie with linux)
And when i press the button on my cdrom, the cd wont come out... Why is it so ? how do i fix it ?
 
Old 08-23-2003, 07:41 AM   #2
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That's not an issue. This is actually a great function avoiding you to open the CD-rom when you should not do it .

I believe you have mounted the cd rom as root (mount /mnt/cdrom). You could either unmount it (umount /mnt/cdrom) as root or eject it(type eject at the console, you need to have the eject program installed and it's installed by default )
 
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Oh yeah, you should not be located in the CD-rom directory, or using the CD-rom with another program or else it will return an error like "Could not eject/unmount, CD rom is busy".
 
  


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