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Currently Being ModeratedFeb 14, 2008 5:11 PM (in response to dwb)There is a Terminal command and it does work under 10.5.1 and 10.5.2. In Terminal type drutil tray eject . You can look at the command man drutil and it lists a lot of related commands. I have sometimes had the mouse method fail to work but so far not the said drutil command. I assume there is only one Disk Recorder involved, otherwiuse you'd have to specify the drive to be ejected.powerbook G4, Mac OS X (10.5.1), 1GbRam
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 14, 2008 5:14 PM (in response to neil1255)In the terminal, enter
you should see the drive listed with a number
drutil tray eject
drutil tray eject 1
or whatever the number of the drive was under listDual G5, MacBookPro 15, MacBookPro3,1 17 Core2Duo, Mac OS X (10.5.2), Vista Ultimate 64-bit on MBP/17", homebrew 3GHz PC, Dell Inspiron8k
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 14, 2008 5:23 PM (in response to nerowolfe)Thanks to all.
I really appreciate it.
The mouse did it but I will make a note of the other tips.
NMacBook Pro CD 1.83GHz/PC (XP) CD2 E6550 2.33GHz, Mac OS X (10.5.1), 4GB iPod Nano/iPhone 8gb
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 14, 2008 5:46 PM (in response to neil1255)In researching this I discovered that you can put a permanent eject button on the top menu bar as follows:
go to System->Library->Core Services->Menu Extras
There you will find a veritable treasure-trove of extras, one of which is the eject.menu.
Double-click on the item to install it on the top menu bar.
There are many other items in the Menu Extras folder that you can install on the menu bar the same way.
To remove a menu bar item, hold down the Command key and drag the menu item onto the desktop. You will get a "poof" as it disappears. Only the link is "poofed" not the actual item.Dual G5, MacBookPro 15, MacBookPro3,1 17 Core2Duo, Mac OS X (10.5.2), Vista Ultimate 64-bit on MBP/17", homebrew 3GHz PC, Dell Inspiron8k