shell shockers – eject
Welcome to my Shell Shockers. A slew of interesting tips and tricks on using the Linux command line.
As many people may remember To eject a cd from the cd drive you use the “eject” command.
it has been this way as long as I can remember.
but I never knew that it could be used for most any removable media.
with a flash drive plugged try doing a
sudo eject /dev/sdX’ where x is your drive letter.
notice that your media is nw unmounted.
now do the old “eject -t /dev/sdX” (it is normally used to close the CD tray.) and you will notice that our device is freshly mounted