Is umount -l dangerous?

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Old 09-15-2009
There's a special umount option just for forcing nfs partitions if your admins will let you use -f.
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Old 09-15-2009
The issue was when the -f option was also not forcing a quit. I have only ever really used umount -l for the above. I also do think, especially with what you have said, that it probably is very dangerous.

Doesn't mean that it will implode your machine having used it, but it sure as hell could present problems.
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