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Old 03-20-2011, 10:53 PM
chris
 
Default Problem unmounting external hard drives

On Sun, 2011-03-20 at 17:29 -0500, MirJafar Ali wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am using Maxtor 500 GB external ( USB 2.0) hard drive and whenever I
> try to unmount the
> drive using "Safely remove drive" option, I get the following error
> and I am concerned if
> something has gone bad.
>
> Please help.
>
>
> Error detaching: helper exited with exit code 1: Detaching
> device /dev/sdc
> USB device: /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:0b.1/usb1/1-6)
> SYNCHRONIZE CACHE: OK
> STOP UNIT: FAILED: No such file or directory
>
>
> Mir
>

Interesting, as I have a Maxtor 1 terrabyte, and get the same error
message on exiting.
Does not seem to do any harm to the device though

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Old 03-20-2011, 11:04 PM
Jordon Bedwell
 
Default Problem unmounting external hard drives

On 3/20/2011 6:53 PM, chris wrote:

Interesting, as I have a Maxtor 1 terrabyte, and get the same error
message on exiting.
Does not seem to do any harm to the device though



it's a known bug...https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25657

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