Re: linux-2.4.10aa1 not umounting the root file system during shut-down

Andreas Dilger (
Wed, 26 Sep 2001 20:46:55 -0600

On Sep 27, 2001 09:55 +0900, Maintaniner on duty wrote:
> I don't know whether this bug is a problem of 2.4.10 or its aa1 or
> the "umount" program under SuSE-7.2 for Intel.
> But things changed between 2.4.10pre5 and 2.4.10aa1.
> During the boot, the root file system is always picked up
> by "fsck" as unmounted cleanly.

This may be related to the blkdev-in-pagecache issue. If the
root filesystem is not unmounted cleanly, it may be that e2fsck
will NEVER be able to mark the filesystem clean.

Cheers, Andreas

Andreas Dilger  \ "If a man ate a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto,
                 \  would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"               -- Dogbert

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