Bug 18735 - VFS: busy inodes on changed media.
Summary: VFS: busy inodes on changed media.
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: magicdev   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: David Mason
QA Contact: Dale Lovelace
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Reported: 2000-10-09 18:37 UTC by Tammy Fox
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-09 18:37:18 UTC
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Description Tammy Fox 2000-10-09 18:37:15 UTC
Automatically mount CD when inserted is checked in GNOME Control
Center->Peripherals->CD Properties.  When I insert a data CD, it automounts
just fine.  The command fuser -m /cdrom returns that /cdrom is in use by
the GNOME file manager.

I close the file manager, and fuser -m /cdrom returns no uses of that
directory.  As soon as I eject the CDROM, the message "VFS: busy inodes on
changed media." appears in the current VC and in /var/log/messages.  There
are no files listed in /cdrom, but the mount command returns that /cdrom is
still mounted.

After I issue the command umount /cdrom, the messages disappear.  If I do
not issue the umount /cdrom command, the messages do not go away.

Comment 1 Alan Cox 2000-10-09 23:46:27 UTC
You are not supposed to remove mounted media. The fact that no process is using
an inode doesnt mean it isnt cached. 

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