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

Thinking Outside the Well rod.rook at gmail.com
Sun Oct 4 23:43:04 UTC 2009

Thanks you for your advice, Andre.


On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 4:02 PM, André Gillibert <rcvxdg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thinking Outside the Well <rod.rook at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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?
> >
> Two things may concur to this automatic mount.
> 1) hald (Hardware Abstraction Layer Daemon)
> This informs software about which hardware, including hard drives, is
> currently connected, and when removable drives are inserted or removed.
> 2) The desktop or file manager (nautilus on GNOME, konqueror or dolphin on
> KDE).
> It gets the list of connected devices from hald, through the d-bus system,
> and, may automatically mount cold plugged and hot plugged drives.
> As I neither use GNOME, nor KDE, I don't know what exact setting triggers
> this behavior, but, ideally, you should configure the relevant application
> (nautilus, dolphin or konqueror) to disable this behavior, or make them
> properly unmount the drives.
> --
> André Gillibert
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