umount device busy

Gary Aitken freebsd at
Mon Jun 4 20:35:55 UTC 2012

On 06/04/12 13:40, Polytropon wrote:
> On Mon, 04 Jun 2012 13:15:33 -0600, Gary Aitken wrote:
>> Can you tell me where any of this is documented?
>> I can't find squat about gamin.
>> no man page and no docs in the /usr/local tree
> Welcome to the realm of modern software and its aversion
> against documentation. :-)
> In such cases, you often need to use a web browser, google,
> and search for keywords related to your problem.

Actually, did, but missed it.  I know I had the spelling right because I was flooded with "gaRmin" results and had to check.  I'll go hide in the corner now...

>> Checked the port options for gamin itself and see there's
>> a place to turn on the poller, to that should solve that problem.
> No, this setting is done in a configuration file (installed
> version of course). The setting is
> 	poll /mnt/*
> 	poll /media/*
> or
> 	poll /dev/*
> or the like - not sure, I'm not using it.

It's also an option at build time.  Or at least it shows up there:
 [*] GAM_POLLER  Use gamin's poller instead of kqueue's

>> But where does one learn about disabling specific directories
>> or other info?
> In arbitrary web forums, wikis and user pages. :-)
> Here's an example:

Found that easily now, thanks. 

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