Bug 60751 - swapoff -a will sometimes return without unmounting any swap
swapoff -a will sometimes return without unmounting any swap
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mount (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-03-05 17:56 EST by Norm Murray
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-27 13:44:16 EST
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Description Norm Murray 2002-03-05 17:56:42 EST
Description of Problem: swapoff -a will sometimes return without unmounting any
swap
swapoff against partitions/files will unmount those particular files/partitions.

When everything is unmounted, swapon -a will restore the system 

At the moment I don't have a reproducible test case, but am working to find one.
Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2002-03-27 13:44:10 EST
Need a reproducible test case...
Comment 2 Frank Hirtz 2002-03-27 18:30:14 EST
This has reportedly been fixed in the version of mount which shipped with 7.2
(mount-2.11g-5). The problem has not been reported since this upgrade.

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