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Date:      Mon, 23 Jul 2007 19:59:07 -0700
From:      Garrett Cooper <>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: mount that cant be killed
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Tsu-Fan Cheng wrote:
> hi,
>   just found out that i have some mount process that cant be killed. I 
> was
> trying to mount a digital photo frame but failed, I issued "mount_msdos
> /dev/da0 /mnt" on console. After seeing it not returned, I login from
> another console and killed the previous login. Now the mount process is
> still there. what should I do instead of reboot?? thanks!!

It's most likely stuck on some sort of signal handler or section of code.

Try signals 1-25 and see which one does kill mount.

You should email the maintainer though and let them know of your 
results, esp if you get a core dump from mount.


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