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Old 10-23-2005, 09:13 AM   #1
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Question stupid problem with cdrom


Ok , this is probably very stupid...

I have this problem, that when I'm using Linux on my PC I can't open my cdrom. When I press the button nothing happens. I know that it's not hardware problem, because with Windows everything works just fine. Also, if I insert cd earlier and then run Linux, then I can read whatever is on cd.

I have Fedora with 2.6.5-1 kernel.
 
Old 10-23-2005, 09:19 AM   #2
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When you insert a CD it gets "mounted". You have to unmount it first with the "umount" command before it will be unbusied.
 
Old 10-23-2005, 09:26 AM   #3
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Thanks a lot
 
Old 10-23-2005, 10:15 AM   #4
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No problem.

By the way Linux has a command called "eject" that will do the umount and open the tray for you all in one. Since I'm a Unix guy I usually don't use it (don't like doing commands on one system that I can't do on all of them if I can help it) but you may want to do "man eject" to save time if this is your only system.
 
  


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