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Re: command lsof



I am using Gnome... And I have used the CD before and gotten it to
eject many times before.  I actually got the lsof command working and
this is what it tells me....

[root localhost ~]# lsof /media/cdrecorder
COMMAND    PID     USER   FD   TYPE DEVICE  SIZE  NODE NAME
nautilus  5352 malespin   27r   REG   3,64 53570 26124
/media/cdrecorder/DELLNIC.inf
gam_serve 7765 malespin   27r   REG   3,64 53570 26124
/media/cdrecorder/DELLNIC.inf

To explain a little more, I upgraded kernels today and then I had to
install ndiswrapper again to get my wireless card running.  So I did
that and the CD that is "stuck" in there had my wireless card's
drivers on it.  But I copied the driver files locally and ndiswrapper
should be using them from the folder I put em in.  But it looks like
its using them from the CD, right?  Does this help explain my
situation better?
Charles

On Apr 4, 2005 9:44 PM, David Curry <dsccable comcast net> wrote:
> Thomas Cameron wrote:
> 
> >On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 21:17 -0500, Charles Malespin wrote:
> >
> >
> >>Hi, I am trying to figure out why my CD rom drive wont open when I use
> >>the eject command.  It tells me that the device is busy and that it is
> >>being used, but to my knowledge it isnt.  So I tried ' lsof ' to list
> >>what was going on in the /media/cdrecorder drive but it tells me that
> >>lsof command not found.  I am using FC3, does this command not exist
> >>for my OS?  I am a newbie so I really dont know what to do or if this
> >>is a stupid question... Any help or ideas?  Thanks,
> >>Charles
> >>
> >>
> >
> >It's /usr/sbin/lsof so regular users don't "see" it in their search
> >path.  If you want to use commands which are typically only available to
> >root, you can become root from a command prompt by issuing the command:
> >
> >su -
> >
> >Note the trailing hyphen.  This will allow you to become root
> >temporarily until you exit the shell.
> >
> >Thomas
> >
> >
> Charles, some additional info that might be useful to readers.
> 1. Which desktop you are running - gnome, kde, xfce, etc.?
> 2. Have you used the drive before and removed a CD from it?
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