Subject: How to unmount a failing disk?
To: None <>
From: Thilo Remmele <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/21/2000 10:47:08

I tried to unmount a disk having an IO-Error. The command
umount -f /scratch
returns the Error message:
umount: /scratch: Input/output error
Is there any possibility to get the filesystem unmounted without
performing a shutdown of the system?

Thanks for help, TR
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