[CentOS] Flash Drive problem?

Wed Jul 8 18:17:53 UTC 2009
Ron Blizzard <rb4centos at gmail.com>

On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 12:53 AM, Robert
Nichols<rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net> wrote:
> If there is a significant amount of data that must be written to the
> device, then you get the pop ups.  If the device can immediately be
> made ready to remove, then there are no messages.  In either case,
> when the icon disappears from the desktop the device is safe to
> remove.  The situation gets really messy if the device has more than
> one partition mounted.  You can unmount one partition and get a
> "safe to remove" message while another partition is still mounted.
> I believe that's one reason MS Windows doesn't support multiple
> partitions on these devices.

That makes sense. It does seem like the notice comes up when I've
moved larger files. Thanks -- though I like using the 'sync' command
anyhow. It kind of puts my mind at ease.

RonB -- Using CentOS 5.3