Intel iMac: disk does not eject, does not mount, makes no noise
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Here are some steps I recommend you try to resolve the issue
with the disc not ejecting properly. Now you mentioned that you used the drutil tray open command- if that is correct, then for your Mac Mini, that will not work, because that command is for drives with trays only.
In your case, you have slot drive in your Mac Mini so try the command line that I have provided below. It is just a slight modification from what you stated you tried.
-EJECTING DISC USING TERMINAL-
From your Desktop:
•Click anywhere on a blank space on your desktop. Now you
should see Finder listed near the Apple menu icon.
• From the Finder menu, click on Go, then Utilities
drop-down menu. This
will take you to your Utilities folder.
• Locate and open the Terminal application.
• At prompt, type: drutil eject and press the Return key on your keyboard
(NOTE: If you have a
CD/DVD drive with a tray, type: drutil
tray open press the Return key on your keyboard).
If that procedure with Terminal does not work, there are two applications that you can try:
Disk Utility- You open the application, select the affected disc or the optical drive in the left sidebar window. Then select eject from the top of the Disk Utility menu. See if that work.
iTunes- Simply open the application, and select the eject icon at the bottom of the window.
Last but not least, I did notice you did not mention that you try this procedure:
Reboot your Mac Mini.
As the Mac Mini boots up, hold down all mouse buttons and keep holding them down until (hopefully) the cd ejects.
I am not sure if you have done all of these processes for ejecting your disc, but again these steps were not mentioned in your initial inquiry.
Let me know if these additional steps have helped or if they are in fact redundant.
Feb 02, 2010 |
Apple Mac mini