[ILUG] faq: how to umount a cdrom without rebooting?
John A. Kinsella
John.Kinsella at ul.ie
Thu Nov 23 11:13:51 GMT 2006
I had just found it with Google!
I had looked for a solution before and not found one.
And fuser has been around for a while too!
Paul Mc Auley said in an email sent on 23/11/06 11:08 that:
> On Thursday 23 November 2006 11:06, John A. Kinsella wrote:
>>Usual kinda thing: Linux wont let me umount a cdrom - I've done a (lazy)
>>umount -l but (of course) still cannot eject the cdrom.
>>I want to use the drive.
>>I dont want to reboot...
>>I have read in info pages for umount.
>>Any tips on how to find the process that is keeping the file system busy?
> fuser -m /mnt/cdrom
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