Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Can't Eject CD
umount -l /mnt/cdrom
James Cloos wrote:
>Benjamin> I can't eject my CD. Pushing on the button just makes the
>Benjamin> drive light blink a few times. It doesn't matter if there is
>Benjamin> a CD in the drive or not. I don't think this is a Linux
>Benjamin> specific issue, since it doesn't work even when sitting at
>Benjamin> the GRUB prompt. If anyone has any ideas....
>I had that happen with the drive that came with my i8100.
>Eventually it got worse: the drive stopped showing up in the ide bus.
>It is bad hardware. If yours is still under warranty I'd suggest
>contacting Dell and requesting a replacement drive.
>I don't know whether they will. I didn't think to try until mine
>failed completely. And that was a couple of days after the 3 year
>FWIW, the problem escalated after sessions of burning CDs.
>Mostly with cdrdao.