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Re: Unable to eject cdrom???

On Tuesday 07 Feb 2006 13:15, Joost Kraaijeveld wrote:
> Hi,
> 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?

Most probably some process still has a file open on there.  Use something like
# lsof |grep cdrom
to determine what process this is, then deal with it appropriately.  If it's a 
daemon  {famd is a likely culprit}  try sending SIGHUP first.


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