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Re: the remount problem [2.4.0] kind of solved [patch]

On Sun, 21 Jan 2001, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:

> Sometimes after upgrades I noticed, that I am unable to remount the /usr
> File system read only. Since I was unable to detect the Reason for it (no
> file according to lsof or fuser was open for writing) i decided to patch the
> kernel to debug the problem.
> The Solution: some files are deleted but open. Most of the time this is due
> to an upgrade of a shared lib without restarting the related daemon. I am
> not sure why I dont see the open but deleted files in lsof (according to its
> man page "lsof -aL1 /usr" should work, but anyway.

Try "lsof -a +L1 /usr", instead. The plus sign is significant.

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