[Techtalk] Unmounting digital camera

Conor Daly conor.daly-linuxchix at cod.homelinux.org
Sat Jul 23 03:08:21 EST 2005

On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 04:58:18PM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts, 
David Sumbler thought:
> I have a digital camera with a USB connection.  When I connect it to
> my computer it usually appears as /dev/sdb1, and I can mount it with
> 'mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 /mnt/camera/'
> But when I have finished with it, and try to unmount it, I get
> "umount: /mnt/camera: device is busy"

I wonder have you some kind of automounter running that's grabbing it?

You could, as root, try 

lsof /dev/sdb1

and see if anything is using it.

Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>

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