Error unmounting the floppy - "/usr/bin/pumount" (Permission denied)

Jeramy Rutley jrutley at
Thu Nov 25 22:21:46 UTC 2004

Here's a shot in the dark for you:  what are the permissions set to? 
Do an "ls -l /media/" and "ls -l /dev/fd*" to find out.  They should
be ok, though.

On Thu, 25 Nov 2004 21:29:20 +0100, agenteo <mailinglist at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've mounted the floppy from Computer -> Disks double clock on the
> Floppy icon. I've got an error while unmounting the floppy from the
> GNOME desktop.
> In english it's something like:
> Error while unmounting
> Command failure
> Impossible to execute the child process "/usr/bin/pumount" (Permission
> denied)
> I really don't know what could it be. If I try a sudo umount
> /media/floppy0 everthing is fine... but I can't do this all the times.
> This are the groups where the user is:
> agenteo adm dialout cdrom floppy audio video plugdev lpadmin scanner
> I didn't
> this is the /etc/fstab floppy's line:
> /dev/fd0        /media/floppy0  vfat    rw,user,noauto          0       0
> Thanks in advance,
> Enrico
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