Cannot remove flash memory

Rob Blomquist rob.blomquist at
Wed Nov 29 06:18:15 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 28 November 2006 21:17, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> Whenever I need to remove flash memory (USB disk on key, SD card in
> USB card reader, etc) I right click the desktop icon for the device,
> and click "remove safely". At that point, the icon disappears, but the
> LED on the USB unit turns on, and never turns off. So I cannot remove
> the device. I must power the computer off in order to remove it. What
> can I do to resolve this issue? I'm on Ubuntu 6.10 with the KDE
> desktop.

I don't use it.

Just see that all programs are shut down that were accessing the drive, and 
remove it. the remove safely stuff is to allow novices not to corrupt it, 
under both Winders and Linux.

Mountlake Terrace, WA

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