DVD DRIVE 10.4.4 bug?


hi, ive just updated to 10.4.4, but when i try to eject my dvd drive it wont., it is as if the desktop icon is a ghost. so when i throw the ghost in the trash and press eject the drive wont open. i have to wait and reboot the computer to switch cd's/dvd's.
when i try to look at it through =about this mac=more info= it simply freezes.
what can i do?