[arch-general] umount usb stick via udev

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Oct 7 11:32:41 EDT 2010

Am 07.10.2010 17:18, schrieb Benjamin Sambale:
> I managed to mount my usb stick automatically via udev rules (hal isn't
> running). However, if I unplug the stick while thunar is open, the
> umount command hangs. After that I can't even reboot. But if I close
> thunar before unplugging the stick umount works fine.

Automatic umounting is neither intended nor safe. The reason is obvious:
To guarantee data consistency and proper functionality of the operating
system, the file system has to be removed _before_ the underlying device
is. This obviously cannot happen automatically.

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