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SubjectRe: [PATCH] autofs4 - zero timeout prevents shutdown
On Mon, 2006-09-18 at 21:11 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Sep 2006 11:48:15 +0800 (WST)
> Ian Kent <> wrote:
> > If the timeout of an autofs mount is set to zero then umounts
> > are disabled. This works fine, however the kernel module checks
> > the expire timeout and goes no further if it is zero. This is
> > not the right thing to do at shutdown as the module is passed
> > an option to expire mounts regardless of their timeout setting.
> Is this a new feature, or a regression since <when>?

It's a regression which I must have introduced a long time ago. I can go
back and check the kernels if you'd like more specific info.

It should work this way and a recent report alerted me to it.


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