How can I programatically eject a live cd?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Sat Nov 12 14:35:26 GMT 2005

Sean Bruno <sean.bruno at> writes:

> I was looking for an answer to this question.  Since my CD is actually
> the running file system(is mounted), I cannnot eject it while the system
> is running.
> So is there a way to do this that y'all have found, or do I have to
> change my CD to run from memory(RAMDISK) instead of running from the CD.

You want to eject your running root filesystem?
That's a *really* crazy idea.
Why do you want to do that?  

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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