Subject: Re: NFS unmounting problem
To: Johnny Billquist <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: walt <email@example.com>
Date: 08/17/2003 10:07:15
Johnny Billquist wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Aug 2003, Geoff Wing wrote:
>>walt <firstname.lastname@example.org> typed:
>>: I'm unable to unmount NFS mounts...
>>: Anyway, 'mount' shows NFS mounts like this:
>>: otherbox:/ on /mnt/ type nfs
>>: Note the trailing / after the mount directory. This apparently screws
>>: things up for umount, which claims that /mnt isn't mounted. This is
>>: correct, of course, since /mnt/ is the one that is mounted, not /mnt .
>>Use the -R option: ``umount -R /mnt/''
> Good suggestion. Let us know how it works out.
Perfect! Exactly what I needed (the manpage for umount ;-)
However, the next question: are you guys seeing the same thing? And
if so, does this seem like a bug to you? (Does to me.)
Thanks for the advice!