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Old 06-04-2005, 12:54 PM   #1
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eject command

if i have more than one CD drives(ie,/mnt/cdrom and /.mnt/cdrom1)how can i eject a CD inserted in to the second cd drive(/mnt/cdrom1)using eject command.
Simple eject is not working

I am using redhat 9

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Old 06-04-2005, 01:01 PM   #2
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eject /dev/hdx

with hdx being your cdrom device
Old 06-04-2005, 01:12 PM   #3
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if there is only one device simple 'eject' will eject the device
if there is 2 or more devices, can i use the commands like 'eject1' or any other simple commands with out specifying device name

Old 06-04-2005, 01:48 PM   #4
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I have 3 optical drives in my machine running Gentoo.

If I go to the directory /dev/cdroms/ I can see cdrom0, cdrom1, cdrom2.

To eject them, I typed "eject /dev/cdroms/cdrom1" and that device ejected. Then I change to 0 and 2 and they ejected as well. Give that a shot.

If they work, you can write a script or make an alias command in your .bashrc file.

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Old 06-04-2005, 02:13 PM   #5
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You could create aliases and add them to your /etc/profile.. For example:

alias eject1="eject /dev/cdrom1"
alias eject2="eject /dev/cdrom2"


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