Re: NFS and 2.1.111

Bill Hawes (
Wed, 29 Jul 1998 13:21:13 -0700

Alan Cox wrote:

> > Apparently just trying to unmount a busy nfs filesystem is enough to
> > cause the error. This must be reletively new, since it worked in the
> > earlier 2.1.10x kernels (It errors in 2.1.109 BTW.)
> Argh [Insert rude word here].
> I added forced umount support to the 2.1.x kernel and left a note that
> we needed a new sys_umount that took flags. I will add the new sys_umount
> call tonight that takes flags and restore the behaviour of the current one.

Hi Alan,

Note that we do plan to have a test for busy volumes in autofs (hpa is working
on it), but this won't help for the case where the umount is requested


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