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Old 07-05-2011, 03:49 AM   #1
stf92
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Unable to eject dvd.


kernel 2.6.21.5, Slackware 12.0


WARNING: I accidentaly pressed the 'Send post' button. Sorry. I had kpdf with a /media/cdrom1/ file loaded.

Hi:
I do
Code:
$ eject /dev/hdd
umount: /media/cdrom1: device is busy
$
Every time I get this message, it happens I am in dir /media/cdrom1 or a subdir of it.

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Old 07-05-2011, 04:07 AM   #2
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Sometimes user isn't allowed to unmount a device.
I have had to use dikutility before to unmount. If you know the command open root Terminal and issue. My aplogies for not knowing the command.
 
Old 07-05-2011, 04:31 AM   #3
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I don't think you can unmount/eject media if you are reading/writing to the it. That includes things like having subdirectories open in nautilus or a terminal.
 
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Old 07-05-2011, 04:40 AM   #4
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Yes. It has been my experience that, whenever I am in /media/cdrom1 in any VT or in the GUI I get that message and I can't umount as a result (eject umounts and ejects the tray).

Of course I must be root to umount. Thanks for the feedback.
 
  


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