[Techtalk] mounting floppy hangs

Maria McKinley maria at shadlen.org
Fri Mar 2 08:44:57 UTC 2007

Hey there,

I was trying to look at a floppy disk, so I mounted it, and it hung. It 
is still hanging. I tried to kill it

kill 17381

but that didn't kill it. I'm kind of afraid to do kill -9.
Why would it be hanging on the mount, and will I destroy the data on the 
floppy if I do kill -9?


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