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Old 10-06-2003, 10:26 PM   #1
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Winex umount busy error while installing a game...

This is really frustrating for me. whenever I want to install a game, it becomes a major hastle.
When I am installing a game with more than one cd, I cant swap the discs because you cant unmount a "busy" drive. This makes it impossible to install games with one cd drive.

Is there any way to force a umount command, or a way to get around this? any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Old 10-06-2003, 10:40 PM   #2
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why don't you switch to a different location ie. cd / and then umount?
Old 10-06-2003, 11:04 PM   #3
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It doesnt matter what location I am in, no matter where I am it gives me the error:
"umount: /mnt/cdrom: device is busy"

Ive tried switching to every different location I have: /, /home, various folders... nothing works.


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