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    Just Joined! xinuc's Avatar
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    May 2007

    Umount Busy NFS...

    I have a fedora 3 server. its /home is a NFS share from other server.

    the server usually busy.

    What can I do to umount its /home while it is used by users without reboot it??

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    Linux Engineer Zelmo's Avatar
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    Jan 2006
    Riverton, UT, USA
    You can do a lazy unmount:
    umount -l /home
    That'll ignore any warnings about being busy. Use it cautiously, though; if your disk cache isn't flushed out before you unmount it, you'll lose any data in the cache.
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