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Re: failure in NetBSD while running as root
On Wed Mar 30 2011 at 12:49:44 +0100, Julio Merino wrote:
> > unmount (i.e. umount /mnt/path) *is* synchronous. However, in case
> > the server exits (via signal, crash, or whatever) there is a window of
> > limbo during which the file system is being unmounted from the kernel.
> > Since signals happen asynchronously, I can't see how it's possible to
> > provide anything synchronous against that.
> So, if I understand this correctly, after an "umount foo" it is
> guaranteed that the puffs server has fully exited and 'foo' is not
> mounted in any sense any more; correct?
That is guaranteed if "umount foo" returns with exit status 0.
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