Trouble unmounting USB devices
jwendel10 at comcast.net
Fri Mar 11 04:36:34 UTC 2005
Kevin Kempter wrote:
> Hi all;
> I have 2 devices that I use often.
> 1. a 1Gig memory stick via a usb emory stick reader
> 2. a 40Gig Firelight USB2 exterenal hard drive
> both devices are immediately recognized and have no problems with usage.
> However much of the time I cannot unmount the device. I get a message
> that says the device is busy. I have no windows open which are "in" the
> device directory.
> Any ideas?
Probably "/usr/libexec/gam_server" has grabbed a directory on the
device. Run the command "lsof" to see what process has which files open.
I did "chmod 000 /usr/libexec/gam_server" to make it go away.
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