USB Administration Guide

How to Remove a Hot-Pluggable USB Mass Storage Device Without vold Running

This procedure describes how to remove a hot-pluggable USB device without vold running.

  1. Become superuser.

  2. Remove the hot-pluggable USB device.

    1. Unmount the device.

      # umount /mount-point
    2. (Optional) Stop any active applications that are using the device.

    3. Remove the device.