msdos fs problem (2.1.44-pre2)

Matthew Kirkwood (
Fri, 27 Jun 1997 12:50:34 +0100 (BST)


I haven't had time to test this with 2.0.x or 2.1.44-pre3, but I'm
currently unable to remove directories on msdos/vfat partitions.

Any attempt to do so complains of "device of resource busy", regardless
of whether the directory was made under Windog or Linux.

Also - any files written under Linux are flagged read-only, it seems.

All on /dev/hd?, various vfat and msdos partitions. P120, etc. S/w
mostly RH4.1. New alpha first-time dcache thing enabled.


PS. A little further investigation revealed that the mapsort program was
causing running processes to enter D-state.

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