CD/DVD door wont open

Asked by Alan Stevenson on 2011-10-05

I have two hard drives in my machine one with Windows 7 and one with Ubuntu 11.04 To load a CD I have to do this with Windows then change over to Linux as I cant open the CD door in Ubuntu I can eject but not load . Linux dose not recognize when I press the button to open the CD door. Can any one please help me
Alan

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Ubuntu gnome-disk-utility Edit question
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Solved by:
actionparsnip
Solved:
2011-10-07
Last query:
2011-10-07
Last reply:
2011-10-05

try:

sudo eject /dev/cdrom

marcus aurelius (adbiz) said : #2

check your users and groups settings to see that you have enabled access for the cd drive.

delance (olivier-delance) said : #3

Could you paste content of file /etc/fstab.

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.