Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 122764
Nautilius does not release fam on removable media
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:42 EST
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Description of problem:
As in Fedora Core 1, when opening a file from a removable media such
as a diskette, cd-rom, or mass-storage device, it becomes impossible
to unmount the media again without killing off fam or doing a
It seems like nautilius never tells fam to back off from the media
when trying to unmount, as lsof shows that fam is the only prosess in
Getting the error message "device buisy"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Mount a removable media in gnome
2.open it in nautilius, and open some files in f.ex. openoffice
3.Close down all programs that where holding it open (including
4. Try to unmount
Actual Results: Error message
Expected Results: Unmounts the device
A workaround seems to be to copy files to the disk, open them there,
and then back into the media...
The bug was there in FC1 as well.
*** Bug 122765 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I think this has been fixed with gamin in fc3. Please file a new bug
with the exact problem if you can reproduce something like this in
fc3test3 or later.
This was fixed as one of the first updates that came with fc2. But,
yeah, it was annoying enough to make me switch to KDE in fc1...