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Re: unable to umount the Cd-Rom



On Wed, 9 Oct 2002, tmfu wrote:

> Andre Kirchner wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > 
> > I have just installed the Red Hat 8.0 and I'm having
> > the following problem. I have inserted a CD-Rom and it
> > was automaticaly mounted, but now I can't umount it. I
> > keep receiving a message telling me the device is busy
> > although I have closed all the applications.
> > Does anyone have this problem and how it was fixed?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Andre
> 
> I had the same problem on my ThinkPad 600E. No windows were open, all 
> apps closed. I am a newbie so I really don't know what to look for in 
> the way of processes that are running to troubleshoot this problem...

    Try "fuser -mv /mnt/cdrom" and/or "lsof > junk; head -1 junk; grep 
cdrom junk; rm junk".

-- 
Steven Yellin





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