Unable to umount /mnt/lfs: Device is busy

Matthias Benkmann msbREMOVE-THIS at winterdrache.de
Mon Jun 21 11:11:38 PDT 2004

On Fri, 18 Jun 2004 15:06:01 +0200 "Anders Lingfors" <anders at unf.se>

> Hi all.
> I've been installing LFS on the same partition as my host system, using
> a loopback device connected to a file /tmp/lfs.disk. 

Do you use a symlink /etc/mtab -> /proc/mounts ?

If you do (and maybe in other circumstances) umounting will not free the
loop device. Use losetup -d <loopdevice> to free it. Maybe that'll fix
your problems.


Who is this General Failure,
and why is he reading my disk ?

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