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Re: [opensuse] remove usb disk
  • From: Kai Ponte <kai@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2007 14:17:06 -0800
  • Message-id: <200701141417.06889.kai@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 11 January 2007 10:48, Bryan S. Tyson wrote:
> On Thursday 11 January 2007 8:45 am, Kai Ponte wrote:
> > On Thursday 11 January 2007 03:44, Primm wrote:
> > > Under KDE in 10.2 I can 'safely remove' a disk by right clicking upon
> > > its icon. Is there a command line version to do the same? In any case
> > > what does it actually do?
>
> I think it does the same thing as when you manually issue the umount
> command.
>
> > > Can't I just pull the plug and walk away with it?
>
> In most cases, yes. However, since the "remove safely" option is available,
> I think it is best to use it.

Where is this "remove safely" option? I am not sure what you are using. Is
it part of the CLI?


>
> > Well, I've been repeatedly told I'm wrong, but for the past year or so -
> > on pretty much a daily basis - I've just been taking the thing out of the
> > socket and letting SUSE take care of the rest.
>
> My opinion is that it only takes an extra second to click "remove safely,"
> so why not have the extra assurance that everything is written and synced
> properly.

Hmmm...must be missing something.


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wo ist der ort für den ehrlichsten kuss
ich weiss, dass ich ihn für uns finden muss...
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