get pid of locking process

Andy Campbell usenet at starsend.force9.co.uk
Sun Nov 10 13:57:25 PST 2002


On Sun, 10 Nov 2002 14:52:06 +0000, DJ Lucas wrote:

> DJ Lucas wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 
>> How would one go about finding out what process has a device in use and 
>> get the PID for a kill?  As a for-instance:
>> 
>> root at Name2:root# umount /mnt/lfs/usr
>> umount: /mnt/lfs/usr: device or resource busy
>> root at Name2:root#
>> 
>
Try ...

fuser /mnt/lfs/usr

failing that you could try get lsof which should be able to
tell you.

Rgds
Andy
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