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Re: Hanging at shutdown with mystery "file system full" error

On Thu, 22 Oct 2015 01:12:51 +0200
Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:
> > Have you considered the possibility that having your devices on a
> > mounted FS is just asking for trouble?  I'm not sure but I think
> > that I would be surprised if I made all my devices suddenly
> > disappear and it didn't hang.  Why do you have it on a mounted FS
> > anyway?
> As written, that's done automatically by init if /dev is not populated
> with devices. That is a common setup for ramdisks and read-only root
> installations. It must not be broken.

I see.  So how does the system deal with devices suddenly disappearing
during shutdown?  Also, the OP is not using a R/O system (it's a
laptop) so if /dev is on a tmpfs then he must be doing it manually in
his fstab, right?  That's not the same as init doing it automatically.

D'Arcy J.M. Cain <> IM:darcy%Vex.Net@localhost

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