Unable to umount
wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Mar 13 01:55:00 UTC 2011
On Sat, 12 Mar 2011, Robert 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.
> 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.
Saw the same thing here, also with xfce. lsof reports nothing open on
either the mountpoint or the device.
fstat blames gam_server:
% fstat /home/wblock/Desktop/removable-storage/
USER CMD PID FD MOUNT INUM MODE SZ|DV R/W NAME
wblock gam_server 1409 776 /usr/home/wblock/Desktop/removable-storage 244864 drwx------ 4096 r /home/wblock/Desktop/removable-storage/
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