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

reopen 27305 
reassing 27305 kernel
severity 27305 normal

Ehm, better reassigning to kernel.
He's referring to AUTOFS_NEGATIVE_TIMEOUT probably. It's not evident
to me if some sort of auto-adjustament is missing...

On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 02:18:31PM -0800, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> Package: autofs
> Version: 3.9.99-4.0.0pre10-16
> Severity: normal
> 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.
> >  i found out what the problem is: the auto-timeout field in the autofs.h
> >  linux kernel header file is set to a ridiculously long time period 
> >  of 60 (sixty) seconds.
> OK, so no autofs bug (a kernel bug if any); closing. :-)
> /* Steinar */

Francesco P. Lovergine

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