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Re: Ejecting a USB drive using Cygwin (sync)?

On Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 5:14 AM, Ronald Fischer <ynnor@xxxxx> wrote:
> I'm looking for a command, which would allow me from a shell script to prepare the removal of a USB device (stick, external hard drive etc.). With other words, after issuing the command, I should be able to physically remove the USB device.
> Can the `sync` command be used, for instance
>     sync -f /cygdrive/e

sync is not quite what you want to do the eject (wouldn't hurt to do
so beforehand, but any good 'eject' program will do a sync for you).

There are several solutions listed here:

RemoveDrive and devcon look like the best bets for what you're looking for.

Nem W Schlecht
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