second "mount" hangs

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Sun Nov 18 13:33:34 EST 2001

rothwell at said:
> I mounted a JFFS2 filesystem stored on a 16MB partition on a zip disk,
> using mtdblock and blktmd. I accidentally typed "mount /mnt/flash"
> rather than "umount /mnt/flash", and "mount" is now hung. Unkillable. /
> mnt/flash is still mounted and usable, but not unmountable. It seems I
> will have to reboot to umount the filesystem. I can't even eject the
> zip disk. 

ISTR someone reported this to me recently. I don't recall them ever 
responding with the results of SysRq-T when I asked though. What are the 
relevant processes waiting for?


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