umount refusing to unmount /dev/cdrom

Scott Elcomb Scott.Elcomb-iRg7kjdsKiH3fQ9qLvQP4Q at
Tue Jul 20 02:51:51 UTC 2004

Hello all,

I have this annoying and ongoing issue on a FC1 machine; umount refuses
to unmount /dev/cdrom, and the drive refuseses to let go of a disk.

Sometimes I can eject a cd with Nautilus, sometimes not.

Currently, I'm using a lazy unmount and then waiting for 10 or 20
minutes.  After that I can eject the disk.  I've also tried waiting and
running umount / umount -f but neither seem to help.

Any advice would be most appreciated.

- Scott.

Quick specs:
PIII 600Mhz, unknown chipset/mb (the troublespot I'd imagine)
Fedora Core 1
HP9500 CDR/W
umount message: device or resource busy


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