command to eject cd

Polytropon freebsd at
Thu Sep 22 15:08:50 UTC 2011

On Thu, 22 Sep 2011 10:32:14 -0400, Fbsd8 wrote:
> Is there a console command to cause the cd/dvd device to open its drawer?

There is "camcontrol eject" (or "camcontrol -f <device> eject"
which uses the ATAPICAM subsystem; see "man camcontrol" for

In ports, I remember there is also a port called "eject",
not sure what it interacts with.

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