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easier yet is lsof
Authored by: pecosbill on Dec 22, '05 10:50:56PM
I couldn't get lsof to work either (on 10.4!!!!!! When is Apple going to report this!?!?!) until I did

lsof | grep Much
where Much is a part of the disk name (case sensitive) that I want to eject. I could not get lsof to work by putting the volume path as a parameter. There is a way to tell those apps to quit in one command line though it's likely best to do it manually. (Check the huge man page examples if you want to give it a try. It involves running lsof inside a ` (back-accent)

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Pecos Bill

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