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Re: Can't Eject CD in Middle of Install



Hi,

* David Graham <dmgraham@earthlink.net> [030706 06:05]:
> In the middle of installing the packages ("Unpacking...") it asked me to
> insert the next CD:
> 
> Media Change: Please insert disk labeled 'Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 r0
> _Woody_Official i386 Binary-2 (20020718)' in the drive '/cdrom/' and press
> enter
> 
> I cannot eject the CD. I have an HP Pavilion 6545C with a CD-Writer Plus
> 8000 series.
> 
> I tried pressing enter but it gave me "0% [Working]cdrom: open failed." and
> then gave me the message above.
> 
> I tried Alt-F2 to sign on as root and unmount the cdrom drive but it said
> the drive was not mounted.
> 
> What do I do?

Press the eject button on the cdrom drive: not the big one, but the
small one in the hole. Use a paper clip or something.

Nick.

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Debian testing/unstable
Linux twofish 2.4.21-looxt93c #1 Thu Jun 26 15:38:09 JST 2003



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