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Re: Unable to Unmount Flash Drive

On Sun, 2006-12-31 at 04:06 -0800, Baz wrote:
> Hello -
> I'm getting the following error message every time I attempt to
> unmount my USB flash drive.  
> Error
> Cannot unmount volume
> The volume was probably mounted manually on the command line. 
> Details
> Device to unmount is not in /media/.hal-mtab so it is not mounted by
> HAL 
> Contrary to the message, I didn't mount it manually on the command
> line.  It's been occurring now about a week.  Previously, there was no
> problem.  I guess it's not a big issue just pulling it out, but I'd
> rather do it the proper way.  Since it began, I've been going to
> Administration > Disk and simply disabling it. 

I get this a lot when I delete files on the device.

Empty the trash (or remove /where/mounted/.Trash-<username> directory)
and then try to umount it.

That is annoying to me.
greg, greg@gregfolkert.net

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