problem with usbkey
gc1111 at optonline.net
Sat Aug 14 17:05:14 UTC 2004
On Sat, 2004-08-14 at 12:51, Charles Curley wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 14, 2004 at 05:29:03PM +0200, Adam Antoniak wrote:
> > Hello folks!
> > I have a problem with my usbkey. It gets mounted but unmounting is a real
> > nightmare. Whenever I try running umound command I get message "device
> > busy".
> Check to be sure you don't have any files open on the device, no file
> browsers open to a directory on it, and no xterm sessions with a
> current working directory on it.
Check out the lsof command in /usr/sbin/ use the +D option. This will
tell you of any open files in the directory tree rooted at the argument.
It gives you the process with the file open.
> Have you checked the "Working devices list" at
> http://www.qbik.ch/usb/devices/ to see if there are any known problems
> with it?
> Also, 2.6 kernels (FC2) have problems with USB where later 2.4 did
> not. Have you tried your device with a recent 2.4 kernel?
> > The device has its internal battery that gets charged while
> > connected to usb port. May that have something to do with it?
> This is an unusual USB key device. I thought most, if not all, USB key
> devices were non-volatile RAM and required no battery.
Graham Campbell <gc1111 at optonline.net>
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