July 29, 2010

Unmount a busy device

Filed under: Commands — Tags: — shijitht @ 9:50 pm

problem : #umount device will show an error message device is busy
#fuser -m device will show the processes currently accessing the device.Kill those device (kill -9 if needed) to free the device and umount it.
Try #umount -l device for lazy unmount.


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