Subject: Re: FireWire not detecting device removal?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 07/05/2006 15:07:25
In message <Pine.ULT.firstname.lastname@example.org>
, "Michael L. Hitch" writes:
> Some users familiar with umass(4) might wonder why the device is not
> detached at the scsi(4) layer when the device is unplugged. It is
> detached only if the device has not been plugged again during several bus
> resets. This is for preventing to detach an active file system even when
> the device cannot be probed correctly for some reason after a bus reset
> or when the device is temporary disconnected because the user changes the
> bus topology. If you want to force to detach the device, run fwctl -r
> several times.
Oh! So it's a feature, and even a rather elegant one, rather than a bug.
That means firewire's actually working as designed, and the only bug left
on my Incredibly Jinxed System is a pkgsrc weirdness.