bug of feature?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Oct 2 13:02:14 PDT 2004

In message <20041002195930.GB1081 at zaphod.nitro.dk>, "Simon L. Nielsen" writes:
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>On 2004.10.02 22:20:09 +0400, Toxa wrote:
>> On 6.0-CURRENT I have this:
>> 1. Plug in usb flash memory drive
>> 2. 'mount_msdosfs /dev/da0s1 /mnt/flash'
>> 3. Plug  OUT the drive
>After this point it's quite undefined what's going to happen (since
>you remove a mounted device), and it's not unlikely that you will get
>a kernel panic...
>At some point this situation might be handled more gracefully, but at
>the moment there is just one solution "don't do that" :-).

Yeah, we're working on it, but there is a lot to fix.

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