Re: eject command fails on cdrom
It doesn't make a difference whether the cdrom is mounted or not I get
the same error message.
Interesting enough when I issue the command from my home directory
instead of the root directory I get the following error:
eject: unable to find or open device for: `cdrom'
On Tue, 2002-05-21 at 16:53, Robert_L wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 May 06:25, Riaan Rottier wrote:
> > When I try to eject a cd using the eject command, the system returns the
> > error:
> > eject: unable to eject, last error: Inappropriate ioctl for device
> > It used to work a few months back and I updated some packages since then
> > but I made no other changes to my system. I am running Woody.
> > Any advice??
> > Riaan
> I don't know if this is related to your problem, but coming from a mandrake
> background, I was used to the eject command unmounting _and_ ejecting.
> When I tried to eject a mounted cd using debian, it failed.
> My solution was to convert the Mandrake rpm using alien and install it.
> Works fine here.
> all the best,
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