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I have a powerbook G4, and it apparently has a disc stuck in the drive. There is no icon for the disc anywhere that I have looked. Help would be greatly appreciated.
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go here and try these things they suggest.

http://www.macosxhints.com/article.p...31210193237190
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shut it down, hold down the mouse while starting up, if you have no external mouse, hold down the left click button on the powerbook
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You can also use the umount command in the terminal:
umount - unmount filesystems

SYNOPSIS
umount [-fv] special | node
umount -a | -A [-fv] [-h host] [-t type]

DESCRIPTION
The umount command calls the unmount(2) system call to remove a special
device or the remote node (rhost:path) from the filesystem tree at the
point node. If either special or node are not provided, the appropriate
information is taken from the fstab(5) file.

The options are as follows:

-a All the filesystems described in fstab(5) are unmounted.

-A All the currently mounted filesystems except the root are
unmounted.

-f The filesystem is forcibly unmounted. Active special devices type 'man umount' (no ' ' ) in terminal for more
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