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SubjectRe: strange mounting problem


Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > There are definitvely problems with disk change detection. Wether a
> > bunch of drives have a bug, or wether the bug is in the kernel I don't
> > know.
> >
> > Last time someone reported this, Alan and I both started shouting that
> > the change-detection on his drive must be broken. Until both of us ran
> > into it ourselves.....
>
> The cases I've found it are both isolated
>
> 1. Using a scsi eject tool that uses scsi generic
> 2. Some partition code leaked buffers which made nasty media change accidents
> occur
>
> #1 is an "it hurts doctor"
> #2 is fixed

Are there different eject tools available? I use eject-2.0.2-3

In my case the drive change isn't noticed by the kernel. No message like
'VFS: Disk change detected'

thanks

Andreas


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