umount refusing to unmount /dev/cdrom
Scott.Elcomb-iRg7kjdsKiH3fQ9qLvQP4Q at public.gmane.org
Tue Jul 20 04:23:35 UTC 2004
> Okay, I'll ask the dumb questions first... my apologies if you've done
> this already.
Lol. No apologies necessary - in a lot of ways, I'm still a newbie with
basic *nix. Most of the time I've spent with linux in the past 2 years
has been focused more on perl than linux. (The rest I'm learning as I
> 1) have you done lsof to check for anything open on the mount point?
> i.e. are you sure everything (including the terminal you're in) isn't
> touching the cdrom?
I've never really used or needed lsof (at least not until now.)
> 2) have you tried eject /dev/cdrom ?
Tried it, and again got:
eject: unable to eject, last error: Invalid argument
however this time the disk did eject.
Thanks, and will have to look into lsof a bit. :)
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