[linux-lvm] Unmounting file system hangs up...

Thinking Outside the Well rod.rook at gmail.com
Sun Oct 4 17:49:40 UTC 2009

Here is what is in /etc/fstab.
# /etc/fstab
# Created by anaconda on Mon Sep  7 20:25:11 2009
# Accessible filesystems, by reference, are maintained under '/dev/disk'
# See man pages fstab(5), findfs(8), mount(8) and/or vol_id(8) for more info
UUID=878c124d-0271-4dd7-95d1-e6c95439220c /                       ext3
defaults        1 1
UUID=3511be5f-909d-44c5-a806-2e1d00d21dc4 /home                   ext3
defaults        1 2
UUID=8ee04c46-a36e-484d-824c-661c07f4c126 /boot                   ext3
defaults        1 2
tmpfs                   /dev/shm                tmpfs   defaults        0 0
devpts                  /dev/pts                devpts  gid=5,mode=620  0 0
sysfs                   /sys                    sysfs   defaults        0 0
proc                    /proc                   proc    defaults        0 0
UUID=917a7154-8448-4c94-a230-7bd4be54e571 swap                    swap
defaults        0 0

CentOS-5 is on a hard drive of the same computer. /etc/fstab does not
explicitly mount CentOS-5, but Fedora-10 somehow mounts all hard drives
including NTFS drives. I must have done something to do this, but I forgot
what I did. Do you have any idea what I did and how I remedy this situation?

On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 12:11 PM, André Gillibert <rcvxdg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thinking Outside the Well <rod.rook at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I agree you are right on your suggestion that Fedora is trying to umount
> a
> > network file system. I think it actually is trying to umount a CentOS
> file
> > system installed in another hard drive. The reason why I think that way
> is
> > that whenever I log on to CentOS, it complains that something is wrong
> with
> > the file system and checks it
> >
> Not properly unmounting a network (NFS, CIFS, etc.) mount point shouldn't
> break the target file system in any way, and shouldn't cause fsck to report
> errors.
> Is CentOS hard drive on another computer?
> In that case, what network file system protocol is used, if any?
> If it's local hard drive, then, it's probably mounted as local file system
> (ext3 or other), and, not properly unmounting it, may cause fsck to
> complain.
> The contents of /etc/fstab and /etc/mtab or /proc/mounts may help you.
> fstab contains a static list of fs mounted at boot time.
> mtab and /proc/mounts contain the list of currently mounted file systems,
> including ones that might have been automatically mounted by your desktop
> environment when HAL notified it.
> --
> André Gillibert
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