Bug 74907 - Stale entryes in /etc/mtab after system runlevel change
Summary: Stale entryes in /etc/mtab after system runlevel change
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mount   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Elliot Lee
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-10-02 18:46 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:47 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-14 17:52:47 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2002-10-02 18:46:04 UTC
Description of Problem:
I mount several iso images (iso9660 fs) via loop devices. If I change system
runlevel from 3 to 1, initscripts unmount loop-mounted iso images (according
/proc/mounts), but appropriate entryes don't removed from /etc/mtab.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.4.19 (self-made, with xfs patch from sgi), glibc-2.2.5-39,
mount-2.11n-12.7.3, initscripts-6.67-1

How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. mount some iso-image via loop device (write this info in /etc/fstab)
2. change runlevel from 3 to 1 (init 1)
3. cat /proc/mounts
4. cat /etc/mtab

Actual Results:
image not mounted, but entryes in mtab exists

Expected Results:
no appropriate entryes in mtab

Additional Information:

Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2003-01-14 17:52:47 UTC
Thanks for the concise instructions. I can't reproduce the problem here on a rawhide-ish 
system, so I'm assuming the problem was fixed before 2.11y-1

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