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Re: can't umount even though killed relevant buffers


From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: can't umount even though killed relevant buffers
Date: 11 Apr 2001 08:22:55 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.7

>>>>> "Dan" == Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:

Dan> Mount some partition, read-only even, say.  Do a dired and view a file
Dan> there or whatever.  Now kill those buffers and try to umount that
Dan> partition... "Device is busy".  Check *Buffer List*, or wherever to
Dan> hunt down the part of emacs that is still busying that partition, no
Dan> go.  The only way to umount cleanly is to kill that emacs it seems.
Dan> Seen on Mandrake 7.2

I'm sorry to say that today when I tried it again, there was no such
bug.  But that's not to say that it did happen once.  Here's the
script I used to do the mounting/unmounting.  Anyways thanks for
folks' concerned e-mails.  I will try to find an different bug to make
it up to you :-)

case $1 in -u) umount /debian/home /debian/var /debian/usr /debian; exit;; esac
O="-o ro"
mount $O /dev/hdb9  /debian
mount $O /dev/hdb10 /debian/home
mount $O /dev/hdb11 /debian/var
mount $O /dev/hdb12 /debian/usr
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