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Old 01-09-2009
Trace the process responsible for locking filesystem ?

Hi,

Sometimes when I want to unmount some filesystem I get "The requested resource is busy." error.
In such a case I try to find and kill process that uses that filesystem. I do that on random.

Is there a right way to find whitch prosesses use filesystem resource at given time ?

thanks
Vilius
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Old 01-09-2009
Try
Code:
fuser -u /yourfilesystem

to get the PID, or try
Code:
lsof | grep yourfilesystem

to get a clue which process it could be.

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