Re: [REGRESSION] 8a3e33cf92c7 "ata: ahci: find eSATA ports and flag them as removable" changes userspace behavior
From: Manuel Lauss
Date: Thu Feb 25 2016 - 13:57:35 EST
On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 6:12 PM, Laura Abbott <labbott@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> We received a bugzilla report
> of partitions being automounted unexpectedly. Testing showed that
> 8a3e33cf92c7 ("ata: ahci: find eSATA ports and flag them as removable") was
> This seems to be classified as 'breaking' userspace given that this behavior
> in partitions that were previously unmounted now being being mounted
> automatically which is unwanted behavior for the user. Can we revert this
> patch or
> give a fix to change this behavior?
Do the affected users have sata ports set to hotplug capable? Because that's
what the patch does: it flags ports which have the hotplug capability enabled
as "removable", and I guess redhat just automounts anything that is flagged
as a removable disk (like an usb drive).