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Question about un-mounting AFP shares


Don Lee
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(env: retro 10.2.0 (201) on Mac OS X 10.8.x)

 

I have re-configured my volumes and have eliminated the need for one of my remotely mounted "sources" on the retro sever.  finished the reconfig, and removed the AFP volume "backup" from the source list in the console.

 

Since I had removed the volume from the export list on the server, I wanted to make sure that it was truly no longer accessible to the retro engine, so I tried to re-mount it.

 

It worked (!)

 

I found that when you remove an AFP volume from the source list, it does not necessarily unmount the volume.

 

This may be right, and might be wrong, but it was unexpected.

 

FYI....

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  • 6 months later...

My experience is that if I have an AFP share listed in "sources", the volume is mounted by Retro.

 

There are cases where I need to un-mount that volume, but there is no explicit way to do it.

 

Stopping the engine does not do it.

 

Removing the "source" from the sources list does not do it.

 

The only way - short of command line - to unmount these volumes is to reboot the machine.

 

Is there any plan to address this? Retro should have a way to cleanly un-mount the volumes that it has mounted.The

 obvious thing would be to enable the "Eject" button that is already present in the GUI.

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