Subject: Re: detachable device: stuck in biowait
To: gabriel rosenkoetter <email@example.com>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org>
Date: 01/28/2002 23:41:15
gabriel rosenkoetter wrote:
> > A solution is to always unmount the filesystem
> > before detaching the device.
> If the compact flash device in question sends some kind of detach
> notification up the bus, would doing an unmount(2) (maybe with
> MNT_FORCE in flags) in response be reasonable?
Yes, I think this might be appropriate. Does it? How does the flash
device know it's going to be detached?
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.org/Ports/i386/ps2.html
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