[Gllug] Locked in DVD!
sharonm63 at tiscali.co.uk
Sun Aug 22 11:00:07 UTC 2004
On Sunday 22 Aug 2004 11:17, Richard Jones wrote:
> 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
> > please?
> What process is using the drive? As root, do 'fuser /dev/cdrom'
is the reply, which when I checked in KDE system guard is 'fam'. Presumably
then I've got to log off and then log back on again to break this connection?
Or is there another way?
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