LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 06-14-2006, 03:22 PM   #1
ScottReed
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2005
Location: Montana
Distribution: Debian "squeeze"
Posts: 157

Rep: Reputation: 30
Forcing 'umount' or killing disk access


How can I force linux to stop accessing an external fw hard disk when my backup procedure to pull data from the disk hangs up on bad sectors?

Or, how can I can I force an unmount of the device?

umount -f does not work.

Thanks
Scott
 
Old 06-14-2006, 03:50 PM   #2
theNbomr
LQ 5k Club
 
Registered: Aug 2005
Distribution: OpenSuse, Fedora, Redhat, Debian
Posts: 5,399
Blog Entries: 2

Rep: Reputation: 908Reputation: 908Reputation: 908Reputation: 908Reputation: 908Reputation: 908Reputation: 908Reputation: 908
I've been able to force SMB mounted filesystems to unmount with 'umount -l' (lazy unmount).

--- rod.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
system unable to umount hard disk dipenchaudhary Linux - Hardware 2 02-08-2006 06:20 PM
how to access to second hard disk ? medya General 6 10-27-2005 12:45 AM
A note on my first MS-related post (AKA,my employer is forcing me to use M$ Access.) opioid Programming 9 08-11-2004 12:06 PM
hard disk access staudman Linux - Hardware 2 07-25-2004 07:54 AM
Users/Disk Access ? BajaNick Linux - General 13 02-29-2004 08:06 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:51 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration