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Terminal - Commands tagged umount - 5 results
(mountpoint -q "/media/mpdr1" && df /media/mpdr1/* > /dev/null 2>&1) || ((sudo umount "/media/mpdr1" > /dev/null 2>&1 || true) && (sudo mkdir "/media/mpdr1" > /dev/null 2>&1 || true) && sudo mount "/dev/sdd1" "/media/mpdr1")
2014-04-12 11:23:21
User: tweet78
Functions: df mkdir mount sudo umount
9

In my example, the mount point is /media/mpdr1 and the FS is /dev/sdd1

/mountpoint-path = /media/mpdr1

filesystem=/dev/sdd1

Why this command ?

Well, in fact, with some external devices I used to face some issues : during data transfer from the device to the internal drive, some errors occurred and the device was unmounted and remounted again in a different folder.

In such situations, the command mountpoint gave a positive result even if the FS wasn't properly mounted, that's why I added the df part.

And if the device is not properly mounted, the command tries to unmount, to create the folder (if it exists already it will also work) and finally mount the FS on the given mount point.

gvfs-mount -e /path/to/mount
2014-04-11 14:58:42
User: flatcap
Tags: usb umount eject
-7

Unmount a USB device from the command line.

Use the GVFS (under Gnome) to unmount (and eject) the mounted USB device.

fuser -km /media/sdb1
2012-02-27 13:41:05
User: knoppix5
Functions: fuser
Tags: kill umount
1

Alternative if "Lazy unmount" (umount -l) doesn't obey.

Alternative for NFS:

umount -f /media/sdb1

Use with caution: forcing to unmount a busy partition can cause data loss!

lsof +D <dirname>
2011-09-18 00:01:25
User: ztank1013
Tags: lsof umount
13

It may be helpful in case you need to umount a directory and some process is preventing you to do so keeping the folder busy. The lsof may process the +D option slowly and may require a significant amount of memory because it will descend the full dir tree. On the other hand it will neither follow symlinks nor other file systems.

lsof /folder
2010-09-06 05:10:06
User: dotanmazor
Tags: lsof umount
9

Instead of using force un-mounting, it's better to find the processes that currently use the relevant folder.

Taken from:

http://www.linuxhowtos.org/Tips%20and%20Tricks/findprocesses.htm