[Clug-tech] Procedure for removing USB drives
mbgb14 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 28 09:10:03 PST 2006
If you're using KDE, or Gnome, you can most likely right click the icon for
the drive and choose either "Safely remove" or "Eject"
Alternatively, I believe you can just unmount it regularly (I don't remember
what the command is though :( )
On 11/28/06, peter <webtmc at telusplanet.net> wrote:
> "Just remove it" seems to be the proper method, but a few times now, I've
> copied files to a USB key, waited for the operation to complete, pulled
> the USB key, and put it into another computer, only to find the files
> Since inserting the USB key is controlled by an auto-mount function, will
> running "sync" before removing the key force the write to the key? Is
> there a
> better way to do it? Thanks.
> Peter Pankonin, digitalcrucible
> There are 10 kinds of people in the world,
> those who understand binary, and those who don't.
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pub 1024D/9091C422 02/05/2006 Mitchell Brown <mbgb14 at gmail.com>
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