Unable to umount

Robert traveling08 at cox.net
Sat Mar 12 17:34:40 UTC 2011

On 12 Mar 2011 17:29:59 -0000
John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

> >> [robert at dell64] ~> umount Flash
> >> umount: unmount of /home/robert/Flash failed: Device busy
> Try umount -f
> The problem is likely that HAL or one of its friends helpfully has the
> device open just in case you might want to ask questions about it.
> Regards,
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That works!
I did not have to do that before the recent updates to XFCE4 and Xorg
but as long as I can umount, I'm happy.

Thank you John

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