Re: mount usb stick


>> #!/bin/sh >> cnt=0 >> while [ 1 ] >> do >>   umount /mnt/usb0 >>   echo $cnt >>   mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/usb10 -t vfat > >You need to release the thread between the umount and mount commands, >otherwise the kernel doesn't get to act on your command before you issue a >new one:


I have never before heard the suggestion that umount is asynchronous, and I'm not sure I believe it. Floppies couldn't be safely ejected if that were true.

>   umount /mnt/usb0 > >    sleep 1 # you may have to tune this value > >>   echo $cnt >>   mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/usb10 -t vfat > >If this approach fails, add a testing routine to assure that the umount was >successful before proceeding.

How would you propose to do that?

- Tim Roberts,
  Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
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