Unmounting a share

andrew clarke mail at ozzmosis.com
Mon Oct 21 20:58:51 UTC 2013

On Mon 2013-10-21 16:21:20 UTC-0400, Carmel (carmel_ny at hotmail.com) wrote:

> I have a Windows machine that I use to back up data onto. I use the
> following command to mount the share:
> # Mount the drive
> /usr/sbin/mount_smbfs -N -f 0644 -U jim -W WORKGROUP //jim at boss-4700/FreeBSD $HOME/FreeBSD_D
> I also have this in the /etc/fstab file:
> //jim at jim@boss-4700/FreeBSD  /usr/home/jim/FreeBSD_D   smbfs   rw,noauto       0       0
> All of that works fine. The problem is that I cannot find a command to
> umount the share. I have tried every combination I could find on Google
> but they all result in an error message. It is probably really simple,
> but I cannot find one that works.

umount /usr/home/jim/FreeBSD_D

should work OK, as root.

What is the error message?

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