[NBLUG/talk] [WLUG] Aaarggh! disconnecting webcam

Jack Smith jack.delbert at gmail.com
Tue Jan 1 20:25:37 PST 2008

On Jan 1, 2008 10:01 PM, Carl T. Miller <carl at carltm.com> wrote:

> Jack Smith wrote:
> > OK, I un;lugged my webcam and now my thumbdrive isn't recognized when I
> > plug
> > it in.  Is there anyway to tell it to disconnect before I unplug next
> > time?
> > Is there anyway to tell it now (short of rebooting)?
> Yes, type "mount" to see if it is mounted.  If so, run "umount"
> do unmount it, then it is safe to remove.

Thanks, but that didn't work.  What  did work was to close Ekiga, which
thought it was using the camera.  Oh well.

Jack Smith

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languages down dark alleys and takes what it wants.
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