Subject: Re: device busy upon mount
To: Zafer Aydogan <>
From: Antti Kantee <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/06/2007 17:21:12
[I think this belongs on tech-kern]

On Thu Sep 06 2007 at 15:58:50 +0200, Zafer Aydogan wrote:
> hello list,
> i've created a liveCD (using mklivecd) that works well, except that
> I'm having problems
> with mounting ffs or lfs. I've used the sources from August 30 (4.99.30).
> When I try to mount an lfs or ffs partition I'm getting always "device busy"
> Other mounts like nfs, tmpfs or ptyfs are not affected and working well.
> To get an impression, please download the liveCD from
> A ktruss revealed nothing useful. The problem seems to be related to the
> liveCD only, since my workstation using the same sources have no
> problems at all.

If I am correct, livecd does not have ddb.  This would be easier to
debug on a livecd build with ddb in the kernel.

Antti Kantee <>                     Of course he runs NetBSD                
    "la qualité la plus indispensable du cuisinier est l'exactitude"