Unmouting CDROM ??

Zate zate at superfreeway.com
Thu Nov 13 15:10:03 UTC 2003

> Are more people experiencing the problem that a cd can't be unmounted
> ("eject cd") from Gnome after using it?
> When I insert a data-cd, when right-clicking and selecting "eject", I get
> an error message telling me the device is busy....
> Any ideas?
> PatrickM

Happened to me yesterday.

I had opened a terminal, and was in /mnt/cdrom as my normal user then su'd
to root to do something. I was NOT in the crom dir as root so I forgot i
was still in it as my normal user.

if that doesnt work, try fuser -k /dev/cdrom

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