[Gllug] Locked in DVD!
rich at annexia.org
Sun Aug 22 10:17:04 UTC 2004
On Sun, Aug 22, 2004 at 11:02:45AM +0100, Sharon Kimble wrote:
> I have a DVD that has got 'locked in' to my CD/DVD combo drive and is
> stubbornly resisting all efforts to unmount it on my Fedora Core 2 box. I've
> tried as user and as root, but the drawer still refuses to open. The 'disk
> management' GUI shows that it is not mounted, and I'm unable to mount it
> either! Its been stuck now for approaching 24 hours, and I need to use the
> drive for something else.
> Can anyone give me any idea of how to open the drawer without rebooting
What process is using the drive? As root, do 'fuser /dev/cdrom'
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