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Old 03-01-2005, 05:17 PM   #1
msewing
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FC3 Flashdrive can't umount (busy - gam_server)


I've been using Flash ram mounted through a USB adapter w/o problem under FC3, but now I can't umount the drive. (It is always busy.) lsof and fuser show that files are open by gam_server. More strangeness - the drive is marked read-only when in this condition.

Any suggestions what to try next?

TIA,
Martin
 
Old 03-02-2005, 11:26 AM   #2
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Have you tried the -f or -l switch
umount -f /dev/sda1

See the man page for "umount"

The -f switch will force a umount. But if you plug it back in you may find that it mounts at one number higher each time. Was /dev/sda1 Now is /dev/sdb1
 
Old 03-02-2005, 12:04 PM   #3
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make sure you dont have any windows file browser windows open in the loacation its mounted and when you run the umount command make sure you arnt in the directory its mounted in if you are in the same directory CD out of it
 
  


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