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    SubjectRe: the umount() saga for regular linux desktop users
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    Am Sonntag, 2. Januar 2005 21:11 schrieb Adrian Bunk:
    > On Sun, Jan 02, 2005 at 08:37:24PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
    >
    > > Well, umount -l can be handy, but it does not allow you to get your CD
    > > back from the drive.
    > >
    > > umount --kill that kills whoever is responsible for filesystem being
    > > busy would solve part of the problem (that can be done in userspace,
    > > today).
    > >...
    >
    > What's wrong with
    >
    > fuser -k /mnt && umount /mnt

    1. Would need suid.
    2. Is a mindless slaughter of important processes.
    3. Is a race condition.

    Regards
    Oliver
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