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Old 07-05-2004, 08:31 PM   #16
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u will find it here :

u could also try to see if its in ur distro cds
Old 07-15-2004, 07:05 PM   #17
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I just installed FC 2 last night and ran into this same exact problem. For me, it turned out that the program 'lsof' was installed in '/usr/sbin/', which is not on the root path by default. Running the command '/usr/sbin/lsof /mnt/cdrom' revealed that fam was tying up the device and gave me an ID number to kill. After that, I was able to unmount my cdrom. The permanent fix would be to disable fam, which can be done by going to 'System Settings> Server Settings> Services' and unchecking sgifam.
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That sure did it. Thanks much.
Old 04-08-2008, 01:51 AM   #19
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Thumbs up Device busy

here is a simple solution for this problem:

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