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  1. #1

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    Apr 03, 2008
    Cannot Eject iPod from OSX Leopard
    Using a MBP with Leopard. Using a iPod Phot form like 3 years ago. I manually manage my songs but when i try to eject the iPod it says:

    "The disk "xxxxx" is in use and could not be ejected. Try quitting applications and try again.

    I have used the switcher to close all apps using Command Q. I also restarted the Finder. I am not sure what I am missing. I am a few months into my first mac and I just can't fugire this one out. Please help.
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  2. #2

    Dysfunction's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 17, 2008
    Tucson, AZ
    Way... way too many specs to list.
    restart the mac.
    This machine kills fascists
    Got # ? phear the command line!

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Apr 03, 2008
    Ha, thats it? Thats a very Windows like solution! Aren't Macs supposed to be better?

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Nov 03, 2007
    Try ejecting it from iTunes. That usually works for me.

  5. #5

    DB2k's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 08, 2007
    Berkshire, England
    that happens even if you use the eject button in itunes?

  6. #6

    Member Since
    Apr 03, 2008
    Yes even when I eject from iTunes. Is this is an issue because its an iPod formatted for Windows?

  7. #7

    tapioca's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 26, 2008
    type from a terminal

    diskutil unmount /etc/Volumes/yourIpodName

    to see what error message it gives you from there
    you can force the unmount even if there are opened files by typing

    sudo diskutil unmount force /etc/Volumes/yourIpodName

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