"M . Dietrich" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > If any files are in use from the device, the kernel will not allow it to > > be ejected. > shure, but if the sequence umount, eject does it eject -fu should also > do. agree? Yes, and that works in my testing. It doesn't work if you have files in use, in which case the umount will fail, and eject will abort with the error you saw. Martin.