[ILUG] How do you find out *why* a filesystem is busy?
kenn at bluetree.ie
Fri Jan 18 13:45:52 GMT 2002
> Hi all,
> Suppose you want to umount /var/spool/mail, but get the 'file
> system busy'
> notice from umount. You've taken sendmail (or whatever) down,
> but there are
> (say) five users logged onto the machine with (say) fifty
> processes between
> shells, xloads, netscapes, exotic number-crunching processes that
> have been
> running niced for the past eight days, etc.
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