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Re: CD won't eject in 2.6.10

On 25 Jan 2005, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-01-25 at 12:59 +0000, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> > Unlike some posters, I don't have problems writing CDs in 2.6.10 (as
> > root) but I do have an eject problem. Once I mount the disk (in a
> > read-only drive) I can no longer open the drawer manually after
> With the button?  How do you open the tray, then?  Reboot?  Or
> use eject(1)?

Yes, with the button. I also tried inserting a probe into the emergency
release but that didn;t work either; I had to reboot. 

I didn't have the eject app. installed but I do now, and it does seem to
work so far, rather surprisingly. 

> > umounting it.
> > 
> > I thought it was a faulty drive and replaced it but the same thing
> > happened. I therefore reverted to kernel 2.6.9 and the problem went
> > away. Anyone else seeing this? I didn't find it on Google.
>   $ uname -r
>   2.6.10n
>   $ mount /media/cdrom
>   $ umount /media/cdrom
>   $ eject
>   $ 
> What *exact* command (with switchs, if any) fails?

See above.


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