/media directory weirdness
sanjay.ankur at gmail.com
Thu Jul 8 04:41:14 UTC 2010
On Wed, 2010-07-07 at 13:23 -0600, Kevin DeKorte wrote:
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> On 07/07/2010 01:22 PM, Ankur Sinha wrote:
> > hi,
> > I'm using a Seagate USB hard drive which is divided into 3 partitions, 2
> > ext3 and one NTFS. There is new very weird behavior when it comes to
> > directories in the /media folder.
> > The partition names are:
> > Ankur_backup, Stuff, NTFS Temp
> > at times when I plug in my external HDD, the /media dir has
> > Ankur_backup, Stuff, NTFS Temp (all empty)
> > AND
> > Ankur_backup_ , Stuff_ , NTFS Temp_ ( with the files in them)
> > Is this a known issue? I *always* safely remove the HDD. The trouble is
> > that I can't exactly reproduce what causes these bogus folders to stay.
> > At times, safely removing the HDD and unplugging the HDD leaves no dirs
> > in /media, but again, sometimes it leaves blank dirs.
> > I came to realize this when rhythmbox failed to find my collection (all
> > my music is in the HDD Ankur_backup partition). I checked to see if it
> > was properly mounted and found the Ankur_backup and Ankur_backup_
> > directories.
> > Any help/pointers would be appreciated. At the moment, I manually remove
> > the empty folders if I see them, and then plug in my HDD.
> > regards,
> > Ankur
> I've noticed this as well with my flash drives. (F13 fully up to date)
Have you been able to reproduce it on your own anytime?
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