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Old 10-17-2005, 02:43 AM   #1
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USB unmounting


My system has no problem recognising and automaticly mounting different USB-Devices.

Byt when i right-click the device and press unmount (i use gnome) i get an errormessage saying "device not in fstab and you are not root"

Anyone know how to solve this?
 
Old 10-17-2005, 03:51 AM   #2
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using the command line you could su to root and then unmount manually, for example:

$ su
passwd:
# umount /media/usb???

see the man page for umount options
 
  


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