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Old 03-03-2004, 02:53 PM   #1
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CDROM wont eject


Anyone else had a problem with Fedora not letting you eject a CDROM? I close all windows and have nothing running. When I attempt to open it it says "CDROM1 is busy" I have to log out and back in to get the thing to open up. This stinks.

Any workaround would be great...
 
Old 03-03-2004, 04:27 PM   #2
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Can't eject CDROM after using Nautilus:

Seems to be a known bug:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla....cgi?id=106936

workaround:
#> service xinetd restart
 
Old 03-04-2004, 06:06 PM   #3
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Frank, my t-23 does that once in awhile-just open a terminal and type:
eject/dev/cdrom -hope this works for you.
 
Old 03-04-2004, 11:38 PM   #4
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Thanks guys, I tried your suggestion imellon but it just laughed at me. lol
Anyway, I decided that this and the RPM dependency issues (drives me crazy when I'm installing programs) have been enough to make me continue my qwest to another distribution. I have jus successfully finished installing Mandrake 10 and am loving it so far. KDE3.2 is great. I will see what Fedora can do in Core 2 when it comes out stable.

Thanks for your help
 
Old 03-05-2004, 06:59 AM   #5
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have u unmounted it?
 
Old 03-05-2004, 10:01 AM   #6
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if you have the cd icon on your desktop, right click and choose to unmount.. if not then open a terminal and type "eject", that simple
 
Old 03-06-2004, 07:24 PM   #7
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chronotic: If you have the cd icon on your desktop, right click and choose to unmount.. if not then open a terminal and type "eject", that simple

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I'm not a complete idiot.

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Old 04-23-2004, 08:03 AM   #8
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one question.

I have this same problem trying to eject the disc. I type in eject at [superman@localhost superman] and it brings up the error unmount: /mnt/cdrom: device is busy.

If I reboot it, I can get my CDROM out, but it would be nice to do it from the gui.

did fedora come out with an update to fix that?


 
Old 04-23-2004, 04:47 PM   #9
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It was a simple fix

just change the fstab. on the lines for the cdrom drive, make sure it says users instead of owner and delete the word kudzu. Also, only have iso9660 and get rid of the udf or whatever it says by default before iso9660 (sorry, I forget). that should straighten it out.
 
Old 04-24-2004, 06:10 AM   #10
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Quote:
Originally posted by ben_build#2.1.0
one question.

I have this same problem trying to eject the disc. I type in eject at [superman@localhost superman] and it brings up the error unmount: /mnt/cdrom: device is busy.

If I reboot it, I can get my CDROM out, but it would be nice to do it from the gui.

did fedora come out with an update to fix that?
You can use #fuser -km /mnt/cdrom ,then use cdrom without any pain.
 
Old 04-24-2004, 03:36 PM   #11
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Quote:
Originally posted by Frank_Drebin
It was a simple fix

just change the fstab. on the lines for the cdrom drive, make sure it says users instead of owner and delete the word kudzu. Also, only have iso9660 and get rid of the udf or whatever it says by default before iso9660 (sorry, I forget). that should straighten it out.
thanks. that solved it.
 
Old 04-24-2004, 04:11 PM   #12
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You can use #fuser -km /mnt/cdrom ,then use cdrom without any pain.

This definately works in a pinch but I don't recommend it. The reason I say this is because I was typing a paper with OOO and had used the CDROM to pull some files to insert into the paper. When I went to eject it was locked and I needed to add more files from another disk. I used the fuser command and it worked all right, it killed everything that was supposedly using the CDROM including OOO. Luckily I had backed up earlier and didn''t lose too much.

I would just get rid of the kudzu entry in the fstab, take ownership of the drive with users and it works fine on its own after that.

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