Re: errors during umount make SysRq fail

From: Alan Cox
Date: Fri Nov 12 2004 - 11:33:17 EST

On Iau, 2004-11-11 at 19:04, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> > having removed an USB disk while umount for it was still running (yes,
> > that was stupid) I noticed that umount for this device hangs forever in
> > D state. That would be ok (consequences for user error), however
> Actually, I do not think that is okay. USB disk removed while you are
> unmounted it is quite simple case of disk error. umount should handle
> it.

Nice theory but 2.6.9 has refcount errors in the eh thread and some
other problems that mean this doesn't happen. It ought to be ok in 10rc1
providing all the patches are merged now

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