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Old 01-18-2005, 10:34 PM   #1
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CDROM won't eject..

Ok, after i finished installing my wlan drivers for NDISwrapper, i try to eject my drivers cd, it won't come out... wtf??

i'm using FC3 btw.
Old 01-18-2005, 10:43 PM   #2
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Try the command, as root if necessary,

umount -l /mnt/cdrom
(replacing /mnt/cdrom with whatever you call your drive, if need be).

The -l stands for "lazy" and will force an unmount of a drive that is still in use or that the
system erroneously thinks is in use.
Old 01-18-2005, 10:50 PM   #3
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thanks i think that worked


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