Subject: Re: smartmedia adaptors
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/23/2000 10:23:14
Manuel Bouyer writes:
> Do you unmout the disk before removing the pcmcia adapter ?

Yes, I unmount the pcmcia emulated disk.

> The wdc controller should detach on last close of the last open partition
> of the disk.
> Something seems wrong here. Or maybe you're using the mbrlabel hack to keep
> the in-core disklabel sticky ?

I don't do anything explicit.  Is the mbrlabel hack now implicit?
All I do is:

    mount -t msdos -r /dev/wd1e /mnt 
    cp -p /mnt/imolym/pic*.jpg tmp
    umount /mnt

    <change cards and repeat above steps>

It did take me a few seconds to realize that there is a phoney
disklabel generated automatically and that wd1e is the msdos partition
of this phoney label.

Wolfgang Rupprecht    <>
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