Ejecting a stuck CD

If your CD won’t eject from your Mac (for example, say, if you’re running the Leopard developer preview and the stupid mdimport process is locking files inappropriately…), the good ol’ -f (force) flag on umount will be your saviour:

  • sudo umount -f /Volumes/"AUDIO CD" (or whatever the volume name is)
  • Press the Eject key
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