Bug#281759: general: Cannot 'eject' a CDROM as normal user
as a normal user, I can mount my cdrom, but I cannot eject it:
# eject /cdrom
eject: unable to open `/dev/cdrom'
As root, I can eject the CDROM all right.
Furthermore, I just tracked the problem down: it is due to /dev/hdc's
group ownership by 'disk'. Changing that to 'cdrom' seems to remedy
Other people also had the same problem, please take a look at
So, the question is: why is /dev/hdc owned by 'disk' in Sarge? Does it
have to be so for some reason? If not, I'd suggest to change that to
'cdrom' as it seems to help with ejecting...
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.9utumno
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C