Remount a usb disk in Gnome without physically removing and reinserting

eject /dev/sdb; sleep 1; eject -t /dev/sdb
Remounts a usb disk /dev/sdb, without having to physically remove and reinsert. (Gnome desktop)

By: Escher
2009-10-11 23:16:49

What Others Think

doesn't work in my rhel gnome. using 'eject' the drive isn't seen again until it's reseated. if I replace the first eject with 'umount' it's still listed in fdisk -l, but not remounted.
random_bob · 627 weeks and 4 days ago
Doesn't work for me either.. How do I make this work?
vinnie_ · 626 weeks ago
you have to do it as root
Escher · 528 weeks and 1 day ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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