LFS 6.1.1: umount: /mnt/lfs: device is busy

Angel Tsankov fn42551 at fmi.uni-sofia.bg
Sat Aug 12 06:40:55 PDT 2006


>> On Sat, Aug 12, 2006 at 03:06:55PM +0300, Angel Tsankov wrote:
>>   
>>>>>>> A couple of seconds after `umount /$LFS` failed I issued the same 
>>>>>>> command again and it succeeded.
>>>>>>>             
>>
>>   
>>> Seriously, could any of the previous umount commands not have completed 
>>> even though it has finished? 
>>>     
>>
>>  I've seen a failure to umount $LFS/dev/shm fairly often: normally,
>> it works the second time - I only knew it had failed because
>> $LFS/dev declined to be unmounted.  This is on a modern fast
>> machine.

I found the problem - I had redirected the output from `umount /$LFS` and other commands to a file on /$LFS.

Thanks to everyone for your replies!



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