Unable to umount
xaero at xaerolimit.net
Sat Mar 12 17:51:56 UTC 2011
On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 12:34 PM, Robert <traveling08 at cox.net> wrote:
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,
> > John Levine, johnl at iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for
> > Dummies", Please consider the environment before reading this e-mail.
> > http://jl.ly
> 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
'umount -f' is dangerous, while it worked in your case, truly, make sure you
don't have any open files in the future, just to ensure no loss of files or
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