Re: PROBLEM: mount/umount blocked

From: Fabrizio Ammollo (
Date: Wed Jul 18 2001 - 07:12:57 EST

On Wednesday 18 July 2001 11:45, Hans Reiser wrote:

>> Is it reiserfs or ext2 that fails to umount/mount? Do I understand
>> correctly that is09660 also fails to mount/umount?

>The real question is what got blocked first. Mounting/unmounting is
>serialized, so any new mount/umount will simply wait for that one
>to complete.

What blocked first was the mount of the CDROM, so because they are serialized
I understand now why all the sunsequent mounts failed too.. :-(

It's a mystery to me, but right now I tried the following:

- mounting and unmounting an ext2 partition
- mounting and unmounting a vfat partition
- mounting and unmounting the CDROM

and all of them worked !!!

Absolutely *nothing* has changed in my machine's setup, except I rebooted it
, but I already did it *many* times yesterday, so I don't know what to say.
Maybe a temporary hardware problem ??? :-(((

I thank both of you for your interest !

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