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Old 05-14-2005, 07:15 PM   #1
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Unmount USB Drive

I have a digital camera, i use Red Hat 9.0 and did the following commands:

ar root

mount -t auto /dev/sda1 /dog

you now have a filesystem: /dog/.......

you can copy to & from system as root

so before unmounting type:

when command prompt returns:
umount /dog

what am i doing wrong?
Old 05-14-2005, 07:30 PM   #2
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What makes you think you're doing something wrong?

According to the output, the USB camera was mounted at /dog. You should be able to read and write to the camera by accessing any file under /dog.

The message also says, you need to run two commands before you unmount the camera: syns and sync

Once those two commands finish, then you can unmount the camera by issuing umount /dog. The commands are there to guarantee that any information you write to the camera gets flushed out of the system before you unplug the USB connection.
Old 05-15-2005, 12:21 AM   #3
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Maybe another process is using this device, maybe your current directory is in the camera
so, try to return to your home directory and then umount


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