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Toggle cdrom device

Terminal - Toggle cdrom device
eject -T [cdrom_device]
2009-02-25 23:53:03
User: raphink
Functions: eject
Toggle cdrom device

Opens or closes the cdrom device.

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What others think

eject -T

only opens my drive, doesn't close again, outputs "ioctl: Input/output error"

eject -t

works properly but doesn't open :(

Ubuntu 7.10

Comment by sudopeople 352 weeks and 4 days ago

@sudopeople: not all trays support being closed. At work, my machine doesn't support it (mechanically, it can eject but not close), while my desktop at home supports it, and they both run Ubuntu 7.10.

Comment by raphink 352 weeks and 4 days ago

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