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Q. What should I do when df is hung (frozen) ?
A. I have seen this happen because of trouble with remote filesystems.
(eg NFS or Samba mounts) so use the -l command to only see the local
If this doesn't hang you know its a remote filesystem issue.
Maybe the other machine is down, etc.
You can use the -f (force) option for umount on your remote filesystems
umount -f /mnt/mywindowsbox/drive_c