Failed unmount

Colin Law clanlaw at
Wed Sep 12 08:50:12 UTC 2012

On 12 September 2012 08:39, Zaki Akhmad <zakiakhmad at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I can't copy files to my flashdisk. Whenever I copied files, suddenly
> the files was missing from the flash disk (when I re-insert the
> flashdisk).
> When I tried to do the umount from terminal, it shows like this:
> <blockquote>
> za at zara:~$ umount /media/2348-7FF0
> Unmount failed: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes include: the
> remote application did not send a reply, the message bus security
> policy blocked the reply, the reply timeout expired, or the network
> connection was broken.
> </blockquote>
> Someone could help me? I am using kubuntu 11.10

Does sudo umount work better?  Alternatively you should be able to
eject it in nautilus by right clicking and selecting Eject or Safely


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