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SubjectRe: inotify and IN_UNMOUNT-events
On Tue, 2005-08-30 at 21:46 +0200, Juergen Quade wrote:
> Playing around with inotify I have some problems
> to generate/receive IN_UNMOUNT-events (using
> a self written application and inotify_utils-0.25;
> kernel 2.6.13).
> Doing:
> - mount /dev/hda1 /mnt
> - add a watch to the path /mnt/ ("./inotify_test /mnt")
> - umount /mnt
> results in two events:
> 1. IN_DELETE_SELF (mask=0x0400)
> 2. IN_IGNORED (mask=0x8000)
> Any ideas?

"/mnt" is not unmounted, stuff inside of it is.

Watch, say, "/mnt/foo/bar" and when /dev/hda1 is unmounted, you will get
an IN_UNMOUNT on the watch.

Robert Love

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