Bug 250004 - Cdrom load unmounts boot partition
Summary: Cdrom load unmounts boot partition
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hal   
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Version: 7
Hardware: athlon Linux
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Assignee: David Zeuthen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-07-29 10:34 UTC by Keith Dixon
Modified: 2013-03-06 03:51 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-06-17 02:00:07 UTC
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Description Keith Dixon 2007-07-29 10:34:42 UTC
Description of problem:
I am not entirely sure that I am filing under the correct component, but this is
the nearest I can think of.
On inserting a disc into the cdrom drive I get the following popups, under Gnome:-
  Cannot mount volume.
  Unable to mount the volume 'Fedora 7 i386 Rescue'.
    Cannot obtain lock on /media/.hal-mtab

  Cannot eject volume
  Cannot eject the volume /boot

  Cannot eject volume
  An application is preventing the volume '/boot' from being ejected.

Sometimes I just get the third of these popups and the cdrom drive ejects and
sometimes I get just the second two.
In addition, the boot partition has been unmounted and sometimes the root
partition has been set to read-only.

Also, initially:-
$ ls -al /media
total 24
drwxr-xr-x  2 root root 4096 2007-07-28 11:41 .
drwxr-xr-x 22 root root 4096 2007-07-28 11:41 ..
-rw-r--r--  1 root root    0 2007-07-28 11:41 .hal-mtab
-r-Sr----x  1 root root    0 2007-06-05 09:30 .hal-mtab-lock

I tried moving the lock file, which seemed to solve the problem, a new lock file
was created:-

$ ls -al /media
total 34
drwxr-xr-x  3 root  root 4096 2007-07-28 15:38 .
drwxr-xr-x 22 root  root 4096 2007-07-28 15:02 ..
drwxrwxr-x  4 dixon root 2048 2007-05-27 15:42 Fedora 7 i386 Rescue
-rw-r--r--  1 root  root   85 2007-07-28 15:38 .hal-mtab
--wS--s--t  1 root  root    0 2007-07-28 15:38 .hal-mtab-lock
-r-Sr----x  1 root  root    0 2007-06-05 09:30 mask.hal-mtab-lock

But the problem has returned.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Variable, see above

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Install F7
2.  Insert a disk into the cdrom drive
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

I initially posted on fedoraforum.  The thread shows my thrashing about.

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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-06-17 02:00:05 UTC
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