[Techtalk] Unmounting digital camera

David Sumbler david at aeolia.co.uk
Sat Jul 23 05:56:18 EST 2005

"Kathryn Hogg" <kjh at flyballdogs.com> writes:

> Katie Bechtold said:
>> On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 04:58:18PM +0100, David Sumbler wrote:
>>> But when I have finished with it, and try to unmount it, I get
>>> "umount: /mnt/camera: device is busy"
>> When I've gotten that error, it has always been because I had a
>> terminal open in which the current working directory was
>> somewhere within /mnt/camera.
> wouldn't
> fuser /mnt/camera
> display the pids of all processes using that directory?

This, and 'lsof /dev/sdb1' show that "fam" is the guilty process.

But I don't really understand "fam" and what to do about it.



David Sumbler

david at aeolia.co.uk

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