Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 176008
Bad: udev does not umount external devices
Last modified: 2013-03-13 00:49:34 EDT
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Description of problem:
When hotpluging a usb external device, udev mount it and an icon is visible on the desktop.
When unpluging, the icon desappears, but the device is still mounted (check df or mtab)
log-out then log-in again, the device is still mounted and an icon appears on the desktop.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. login as a normal user and plug any usb device
2. unplug the device, execute df (or read mtab), the device is still mounted
3. log-out and log-in again: device is stil mounted and icon is present.
Expected Results: device is unmounted like in i386 arch.
udev does not mount devices.
You need to unmount the device manually (right click menu - unmount) before
unplugging it. Pulling out a USB device while it is mounted can cause data loss.