[ILUG] faq: how to umount a cdrom without rebooting?
cian.cullinan at gmail.com
Thu Nov 23 11:14:17 GMT 2006
On 11/23/06, John A. Kinsella <John.Kinsella at ul.ie> 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?
Try something like the following to get a list of processes accessing
files on the device:
fuser -m /dev/cdrom
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