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Re: Unable to eject cdrom???

On Tue, 07 Feb 2006 14:15:36 +0100
Joost Kraaijeveld <J.Kraaijeveld@Askesis.nl> wrote:
> Intermittently I am unable to eject my dvd/cdrom. Is there a way to
> determine whether Linux is refusing to eject the dvd/cdrom or if it
> is a hardware related problem?

I would check to see if there are any files open on the drive.  In
particular, Konqueror was bad for leaving files open, preventing you
from un-mounting or ejecting CDs/DVDs.

If your CD is mounted on /media/cdrom then try

lsof | grep /media/cdrom


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