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Old 08-02-2003, 09:04 PM   #1
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force eject?

is there any way to force the cd-r to eject through a command line? mine won't give up my cd......and lecturing it sternly doesn't seem to help either.. so I thought maybe there's something I can do in linux to force it to spit it out?

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eject </mount/point>

Old 08-02-2003, 10:01 PM   #3
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umount /dev/cdrom
and than manually eject the cd.
Old 08-03-2003, 04:17 AM   #4
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not sure but I think it's supposed to behave like that if it's mounted... run that umount command Trinity posted and you should be able to eject it
Old 08-03-2003, 06:48 PM   #5
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thank you all actually "eject cdrom1" did it.



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