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