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What exactly happens when you “mount” a drive?

What underlying things happen when you mount a drive. Even when a drive isnt mounted, it is visible to the computer (such as sudo fdisk -l / diskutil -list). When a drive is mounted, is all that is ...
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Using dd command fails after the first mount

I am using dd command to copy disk drive /dev/sda on /dev/sdb. What I do is the following: I run dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb then mount /dev/sdb1 (note that /dev/sdb1 is not mounted on boot) to make ...
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How to stop jbd2 to release a device

In an AWS EC2 instance, we have multiple EBS volumes. When I try to detach any of them, the umount command works, but the device can't be detached. # grep -c xvdj /proc/mounts 0 However, lsof ...
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How to unmount dvd (external usb) via eject button on device?

I have an problem with my external usb Dvd-Drive. Everything works fine, the mount works, unmount or eject via shell works. But if I press the eject button on the device it just eject the dvd but does ...
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fuse + encfs, can mount but cannot unmount with fusermount

I created two directories in home, and mounted them with default configurations with encfs. That worked well enough, the file system is mounted and encrypted fine. The odd part now is that I cannot ...
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Error mounting fstab

I have read many questions and answers in this and other forums before asking. I watched videos on Youtube to learn how to deal with the fstab file too. So forgive me for bringing back this doubt ...
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device or resource busy, despite that it is not mounted and nobody is using it

> sudo rmdir workspace/log rmdir: failed to remove `workspace/log': Device or resource busy >sudo umount workspace/log umount: workspace/log: not mounted >fuser workspace/log > >lsof ...
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How to umount file.tar.bz (that was mounted with archivemount) without needing sudo

As a regular user I mount my archive files with this: #!/bin/sh ARCHIVEF=$(zenity --file-selection --filename=/shared/); archivemount $ARCHIVEF /media/archivemount/ Unfortunately, sudo is required ...
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LXDE - what command is isued when “eject” icon is pressed to umount FS

Hello I have Fedora 16 with LXDE and I want to connect ipod shuffle 2nd gen 1GB. According to this page ipod shuffle led blinking codes when amber LED is blinking this means that device is accessing ...
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How to umount vdi mounted with vdfuse

in my Ubuntu 12.10 machine install virtualbox-fuse and mount a .vdi file but now i dont know how to umounted Command used to mount .vdi file $ vdfuse -f /home/rkmax/win.vdi /mnt $ mount /mnt/...
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Remount of USB drive partition on /boot silently failing after umount

I set up an openSUSE 42.1 installation where the /boot partition is located on a USB flash drive, while everything else is using LVM volumes inside LUKS containers. So far everything seems to work ...
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removed devices still appear as attached

Linux, Centos 7 I removed USB hard drives from my machine. They are /dev/sdb and /dev/sdc. I think they were not properly umounted before removal. I have since tried to umount them (also with -l). ...
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How can I force delete a faulty drive from the Linux device mapper?

I have a faulty HDD which sometimes fails to spin up. It doesn't contain anything important, just my home directory and some multimedia files, so I don't care if the filesystem crashes. However, it's ...
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Configure non-root to umount any subdirectory

I know that it can add something like hatman ALL = NOPASSWD:/bin/umount /a/mount/point/directory to allow the user hatman to call sudo /bin/umount /a/mount/point/directory BUT... What I really ...
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I couldn't umount a logical volume on suse

sandipani:~ # lsof | grep lvolume100 sandipani:~ # fuser /lvolume100 sandipani:~ # umount /lvolume100 umount: /lvolume100: device is busy. (In some cases useful info about processes that use ...
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How to free up block device that is mounted to an inaccessible place?

root@vi-notebook:~# cat /proc/mounts | grep raidy /dev/md0 /root/e/i/wpc2/boot/mnt/raidy reiserfs ro,nosuid,nodev,noexec,noatime 0 0 root@vi-notebook:~# umount -n /root/e/i/wpc2/boot/mnt/raidy umount:...