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Old 04-06-2005, 10:08 AM   #1
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How to swith off cd-rom

Hello everyone!!

Some days ago my cd-rom broken and I swithced it off. But my Linux still searches for it (music CD in KDE). Couldnt you say, how to switch it off in Linux?
Old 04-06-2005, 10:20 AM   #2
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What do you mean, "switched it off"? I've never seen a CD-ROM that came with a power button.

Clarification, please!
Old 04-06-2005, 10:27 AM   #3
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Ive unscrewed my box, took the CD-ROM out and demolished it
Old 04-06-2005, 11:34 AM   #4
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remove it from /etc/fstab, and.. if you want delete any symbolic link to its device.. or the device at all


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