panic after removing usb flash disk

Oliver Fromme olli at
Thu Aug 16 07:37:09 PDT 2007

Roman Bogorodskiy wrote:
 > Artem Kuchin wrote:
 > > [FreeBSD crashes when a mounted device disappears]
 > It's not a bug, it's a feature.

I certainly wouldn't call it a feature.  As others have
noted, it is a known shortcoming in FreeBSD, and fixing
it is non-trivial.

Always remember to umount devices before removing them.
Using amd(8) with a short timeout can help somewhat.

Best regards

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