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Unable to Unmont the cdrom [message #316504] Fri, 25 April 2008 07:11 Go to next message
Messages: 54
Registered: March 2008
Location: mumbai

Dear all,

I'm new to unix.

Here for the first timme i'm trying to install oracle on linux. I have succesfully proceed with installation with first CD,now it prompting me for 2 CD.
No i'm trying to unmount the cdrom with
#umont /dev/cdrom/
device is busy:unable to unmount

#eject /dev/cdrom

same error :device is busy prompting me. What can i do ?????
I dnt have any other mount point.

please help me out.
Re: Unable to Unmont the cdrom [message #316507 is a reply to message #316504] Fri, 25 April 2008 07:24 Go to previous message
Messages: 3186
Registered: April 2005
Location: Heilbronn, Germany
Senior Member
Then something is still using the cdrom.

The most likely thing that comes to mind is that you are still on the file system with your current shell session.

You can list every process that accesses the file system with

fuser -mv /wherever/cdrom/is/mounted

Them stop/close those programs.
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