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Old 08-28-2004, 04:45 AM   #1
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cd doesn't eject in cd-rw & ejects in dvd rom


I inserted a cd-rom in the cd-rw drive, i finished what i'm doing, then i tried to eject using kde, doesnt work... i've also tried lots of diffrent techqniques... like unmounting it, still wont work.. same with my dvd-rom drive, it doesnt work, but when i click on the eject button on the computer (not keyboard, but the box), my dvvd drive ejects, when i do the same thing for the cd-rw, it still has no reactions.. help?
 
Old 08-28-2004, 04:47 AM   #2
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sorrie, my mistake, both doesnt work..
 
Old 08-28-2004, 05:18 AM   #3
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type this on the command line

#eject

as far as the other drive its probably called cdrom1 or something if it is cdrom1 youd type this

#eject /mnt/cdrom1

if that pops out the same one just typing eject did then try

#eject /mnt/cdrom2

and so on...you get the point.


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Old 08-28-2004, 05:52 AM   #4
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hm.. works for my dvd rom, but not my cd-rw rom
 
Old 08-28-2004, 06:03 AM   #5
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hi try this

#fuser -k /mnt/cdrom

/mnt/cdrom is the path where ur cd rom is mounted
and it will kill any processs accessing it
then
unmount /dev/cdrom
eject /dev/cdrom

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Old 08-28-2004, 05:53 PM   #6
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same stuff happens
 
Old 08-28-2004, 06:00 PM   #7
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Any error messages?
 
Old 08-28-2004, 06:31 PM   #8
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Unable to eject: last error: Invalid arguement
 
Old 08-29-2004, 12:45 AM   #9
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Try to lazily unmount them. Some times helps to be lazy about it

#umount -l /mnt/cdrom
#eject -v /mnt/cdrom

thats a lower case "L" not a pipe. stands for lazy.

Now I'm grasping at straws as you can see.

you can also try the -f option with umount, it stands for force.

check out #man umount and #man eject...maybe you can gleen something from that.

Keep us posted...we're "root"ing for ya!! sry bad joke.

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Old 08-29-2004, 02:01 AM   #10
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unmount: command not found..
 
Old 08-29-2004, 02:09 AM   #11
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hey

it is "umount"
not "unmount"

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Old 08-29-2004, 02:14 AM   #12
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if all else fails on my comp I sometimes have to
umount /dev/cdroms/cdrom0
and
umount /dev/cdroms/cdrom1
 
Old 08-29-2004, 04:21 AM   #13
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when i try to kill all processes (fuser -k /media/cdrom0) it says no automatic removal and asks me to use umount

when i use umount, it says proccess in use... weird..
 
Old 08-29-2004, 04:42 AM   #14
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hi
do u get any output of


#fuser /dev/cdrom

any pid????


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Old 08-29-2004, 04:45 AM   #15
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I hate to say it but reboot. Then try again.

usually rebooting will reset the cdroms...I've run into issues with resource busy before when i've closed a terminal that has me logged into the /mnt/cdrom directory.

you cannot have anything or anybody in the cdrom directory and umount it.


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