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Re: Eject problem

On Sat, July 12 at  7:59 AM EDT
Jerry Van Brimmer <jerryvb@toast.net> wrote:

>>jerry@debian:~$ eject -v /cdrom
>>eject: device name is `/cdrom'
>>eject: expanded name is `/cdrom'
>>eject: `/cdrom' is not mounted
>>eject: `/dev/hdc' can be mounted at `/cdrom'
>>eject: `/dev/hdc' is a multipartition device
>>eject: trying to eject `/dev/hdc' using CD-ROM eject command
>>eject: CD-ROM eject command failed
>>eject: trying to eject `/dev/hdc' using SCSI commands
>>eject: SCSI eject failed
>>eject: trying to eject `/dev/hdc' using floppy eject command
>>eject: floppy eject command failed
>>eject: trying to eject `/dev/hdc' using tape offline command
>>eject: tape offline command failed
>>eject: unable to eject, last error: Invalid argument
>>Seems to me like the cdrom does not support software ejecting. How old
>>is the drive? Does/did it eject in Window$?
>The drive is one, maybe two years old at the most.  And, yes it ejects 
>just fine in Windows.

I'm just grasping at straws really, but what if you try using "$cdeject" or 
"cdcd open" / "cdcd close" (assuming you have cdtools and cdcd installed)?

Shawn Lamson
Debian GNU/Linux 3.0

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