[Clug-tech] Procedure for removing USB drives
me at jonwatson.ca
Tue Nov 28 10:44:39 PST 2006
Hmmm...my sentence sucked. I meant that umount is doing its job in that
it won't let me unmount the drive if it still needs to be there. The
lights on/lights off thing isnt' all that reliable, but umount is.
Back to English school for me...
Mark Carlson wrote:
> On 11/28/06, Jon <me at jonwatson.ca> wrote:
>> Mark Carlson wrote:
>>> Have you tried just running umount on it?
>> That's my M.O. when not in a GUI. When in a GUI, as Mitchell pointed
>> out, right-click and 'eject' works well.
>> I've had the same thing happen and it's annoying. Umount will
>> unfailingly tell me the drive is busy if it hasn't copied all of its
>> data regardless of whether the light is on or not.
> Well, you could always do a umount -f, but that probably wouldn't get
> around the 'sync' problem :-(
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