Moving from textmode to binmode: mount: resource busy

Christopher Faylor
Fri Jan 12 11:08:00 GMT 2001

On Fri, Jan 12, 2001 at 10:50:32AM -0800, David M. Karr wrote:
>I want to explore the possibility of using binmode instead of
>textmode.  I successfully changed the default to binmode.  When I
>tried changing the mode on "/usr/bin", in an MSDOS shell with:
>   mount -b -s d:\cygwin\bin /usr/bin
>It said:
>   mount: /usr/bin: Device or resource busy
>I'm doing this from the root directory of a different drive, and I've
>killed every process that could possibly (AFAIK) have this open.
>I'd appreciate some information about this.


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