I used the external hard disk with Time Machine for the first time. After that when I tried to eject the disk, I got a message saying that it can't be ejected because it is being used by some processes. I downloaded an app called "What's keeping me?" which tells what processes are using some disk or file. I got these results:

What can I do?

  • Is "/Volumes/ammar" an external disk?
    – klanomath
    Commented Nov 15, 2015 at 9:42
  • @klanomath Yes. It's the external disk that I am using with Time Machine
    – ammar
    Commented Nov 15, 2015 at 11:46
  • What if I shutdown the computer? Will this cause problems?
    – ammar
    Commented Nov 15, 2015 at 13:25
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    It shouldn't cause any problems
    – klanomath
    Commented Nov 15, 2015 at 13:39


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