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Bug#273053: autofs: no kernel notifications for a "missing" or unmountable mount point (e.g. floppy)

On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 05:31:09PM +0100, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> okay.  when a floppy drive is accessed, and there happens not to be a
> floppy in the drive, you get an error "directory does not exist".
> then you put a floppy _in_ the drive.... and access it .... and it
> _still_ says "directory does not exist".
> 30 seconds _later_ is a different story: access is granted.
> ... what gives???

Is this really an autofs bug, or are you complaining about the kernel not
notifying autofs somehow? (In the latter case, the bug should be reassigned
to a kernel package.)

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