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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.10-pre11
Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> very clear now, thanks. I though the fs you were talking about was
> mounted on the blkdev, while it is instead the one where the blkdev
> inode cames from. Usually people keeps bldkev in /dev and nobody
> unmounts /dev that's why I didn't noticed and thought about it, sorry.
Don't assume "nobody does..." There is always someone that do.

This particular one will easily come up for anybody who
develop boot floppies:

1. Mount the boot floppy at /mnt
2. Test the device files in /mnt/dev, _perhaps by using them
in every way imaginable_
3. Umount the boot floppy. - There goes /mnt/dev and a bunch
of block devices.

Umounting some dev/ is common enough.

Helge Hafting
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