Many, many thanks to all the following people:
White Gary SrA USAFE CSS/SCOE <Gary.White@ramstein.af.mil>
email@example.com (Mr Rene Occelli)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Peter M Allan)
David Lee <T.D.Lee@durham.ac.uk>
Rich Kulawiec <email@example.com>
Bryan Parsons <firstname.lastname@example.org>
email@example.com (Mark Hargrave)
David Steiner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Alfredo Sola <email@example.com>
firstname.lastname@example.org (Sanjay Patel)
Here's what I learned:
The messages are saying that some process is using the partition I'm
trying to unmount therefore it will not unmount it. The same is true at
the end: it is telling me something is already mounted to the mount
point I specified this is because the disk was not unmounted.
Apparently, I need not worry about these messages.
If I wish to unmount the drive before doing the backup I need to find
what process is using it and stop that process.
I can run fuser and lsof to find processes that are running and stop
them, but that sounds tedious. Plus it means that I have to backups
Lastly, several people have always done backups with the disk mounted
and have not had any problems with the backups being corrupted.
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