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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.10-pre11
    On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 01:05:51PM +0200, Helge Hafting wrote:
    > 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.

    Of course, that's a bug and it must be fixed.

    Andrea
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