Questions relating to the unmounting of the filesystem of media connected to the computer, whether that is done via software or manually by the user using the command-line.

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How to unmount when umount hangs due to disconnected disk?

I have an external disk connected via USB that was accidentally disconnected uncleanly. Now lsing the directory in which it was mounted gives Input/output error. umounting the directory simply hangs. ...
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Can't Unmount dev/sda3 (boot device)

Please help a frustrated user. I currently run only ubuntu 12.04: I cant seem to umount. I think the umount folder is lost. Tried all possible measures to no avail. Is there a way to force umount. ...
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Why does umount automatically remove the mount point of a drive that has been mounted with a file manager?

If I mount a drive using the file manager (I'm using PCManFM), the mount point is automatically removed when I run the umount command. However, if I mount by running mkdir and then mount, I have to ...
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umount dev/sda1 to mount dev/sda1 or change partition to ntfs

well I installed Ubuntu but I can't play many games I would like too and I can't change to NTFS with Gparted because i'm using /dev/sda1 and I would like to know if its possible to change with ...
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Unmount script running on unmounted device

How can I unmount a USB drive using a script located on that drive? The device appears busy when the script is running,
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Mounted samba share hangs /media and df -h when cable disconnected

Encountered behavior: Unplugging an ethernet cable on which a samba share has been mounted will cause: a. the /media to become inaccessible. b. df -h to hang indefinitely Why does this occur on ...
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device-mapper: remove ioctl on luks-xxxx failed: Device or resource busy

While I was away from my computer, my encrypted USB drive got accidentally unmounted somehow (although it was still physically connected at the time). I haven't been able to recover (haven't tried a ...
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12.04 LTS reboot issue: fsck forced

after having upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 LTS I have the following problems at shutdown/reboot: - the only way to reliably shot-down system is to log-out from all user and shut-down from login screen ...
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mount/unmount issues while restarting/shutting down (not mounted / is busy)

When restarting or shutting down Ubuntu 12.10 the clean (graphic screen) process is interrupted by the following messages: * Deactivating swap ... [ OK ] * mount: /run/lock: not mounted [ fail ] * ...
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Windows 7 Share Mounted but not visible in the files app or in places

I successfully edited my fstab file to permanently mount a Windows 7 share. However, I was having problems writing to the share. I initially thought it was due to permissions on the mount point ...
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How does one FSCK a NAS/NFS with an ext2 FileSystem using Ubuntu

Copying a file while this hard drive is in my D-Link DNS-323 NAS/NFS freezes and stops at around 50%. Running the DNS-323's internal ScanDisk fails. This inspired me to buy an external hard drive kit, ...
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Auto umount cifs when user logout

i have ubuntu 10.04 server with something like 20 users i add some commands so that each user that logs in will mount some samba share, but i have notice that when he logs out the mounted folder still ...
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Truecrypt file cannot be dismounted - Ubuntu 13.04

I have mounted a Truecrypt file via terminal and cannot make it disappear. If I do umount it looks that it worked but if I then go to see the files explorer it is still there. It looks to be umounted, ...