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Old 09-01-2004, 09:01 PM   #1
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Can't Eject my CDROM!!!

I just installed Slackware 10.0 on my Toshiba 1405-S151
Everything has been running perfect except my dvd-rom/cdburner combo drive.
When i put a cd in it mounts and reads fine but when i try to eject, it won't let me
I can unmount the drive but upon trying to eject i get the error "Device or rescource busy"
I can't even open the drive by pushing the button on the side of the laptop
So is there any buffer flushing i need to do?
I'm up for suggestions
Thanks in advance
Old 09-01-2004, 09:03 PM   #2
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ok i'm retarded... trying it in the console worked... but any ideas why KDE couldn't eject?
Old 09-01-2004, 10:47 PM   #3
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>umount /mnt/cdrom
Old 09-02-2004, 02:42 AM   #4
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You can't unmount a device if something is accessing it. You may have had a directory listing window open, which was closed when you exited KDE. That's just a guess. -- J.W.
Old 09-02-2004, 01:02 PM   #5
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i didn't exit kde... i just closed all windows and ejected... i had allready unmounted it before that. but it seems to work through the konsole though i wish i could eject it with the right click -> eject
Old 09-02-2004, 01:05 PM   #6
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you can ... at least with RH9 ...


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