umount

Unmount a device

Syntax:

umount [-f] path [path ...]

Options:

-f
Force an unmount, even if the device is busy.
path
The root mountpoint to be unmounted.

Description:

This utility unmounts the devices that were mounted as the given paths.

If a device is busy (for example, if a file is open), umount fails. You can force the device to be unmounted by specifying the -f option.

Last modified: 2013-12-21



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