Mount problem SID
On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 01:42:56PM +0200, Asuka Langley wrote:
> I have a big problem.. to be honest this problem belongs to a friend of
> mine, just he can't speak english, and he is blind, so it's a bit difficult.
> So..the problem
> He have this line in his fstab:
> /dev/sdb1 /media/disk2 ext3 auto,users 0 0
> This was working for he .. for few weeks. But after that weeks, the
> directory became empty after a reboot. Then, he tried to remount it, but it
> says: /dev/sdb is mounted, or the /media/disk folder is busy.
> He readed about this problem, and then he used 'dmsetup remove sdb1' and the
> mount works again. Yes, he can do this workaround, but he is not the only
> who uses that pc, there are newbies too. He wants to get automount work
He/You could put 'dmsetup remove sdb1' in rc.local
> The OS is an up-to-date Debian Lenny with GNOME desktop environment. He uses
> ORCA (but I don't think this is a necessary info). The kernel is 2.6.24-1
> amd64. If you need other info, then just reply, and I will answer.
It could be a transition. You are aware of the problems running testing,
> ps.: Sorry for the last "half-mail", the Firefox QtGTK gone wild, and it
> sent itself.. Really sorry. I hope it wont cause a big problem.
Aaargh! Damn computers. :-)
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