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    Disk drive always popping open


    If i put a disk in it stays closed for a few moments, if I close it empty, it pops right back open. Any advise?

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    That's very strange! I wonder if there's an app. running in the background that thinks you've just finished some sort of disk operation ... like burning a CD?

    That's a shot in the dark. If you hit Ctrl + Alt + Esc. you'll get a list of processes. Could be a K3b bug? Other than that I don't know.
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    It might be a hardware prob, take a look to see if there is anything there. Also try unmounting the drive with umount /dev/hdc

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    ... and it would be worth looking in /var/log to see if there are any clues in there. I usually look through most of the files to check for errors. Could be an issue with one of your IDE channels, depending on how you've set up your drives. You system is good at logging errors.
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    I got it to fix itself py turning off the machine and then turning it back on. Still don't understand, but it is no longer a problem.

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