[clug] Disconnecting USB drives cleanly

Andrew Pollock andrew-clug at andrew.net.au
Tue Mar 16 11:04:30 GMT 2004

On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 11:26:26AM +1100, Michael James wrote:
> > Michael James wrote:
> > > Any way to tell the driver to let go gracefully?
> On Monday 08 March 2004 11:51, Michael Still wrote:
> > Eject the drive as well using the "eject" command.
> Well that's embarassingly obvious, but it doesn't quite work.
> Here are the logs:
> (Plug in drive)

[snip ugly kernel unhappiness]

If this is the only SCSI device on your system, and you have the SCSI
drivers as modules, you could try modprobe -r'ing the apppropriate modules,
so there is no driver to complain...

Does seem like a lot of work though...


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