/media directory weirdness
sanjay.ankur at gmail.com
Thu Jul 8 05:23:29 UTC 2010
On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 06:55 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On 07/07/2010 09:22 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)
> I am observing this behavior as well, not only with usb-sticks/HDDs but
> with CD/DVDs, also.
> > 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.
> I had observed the same behavior on F12, where I suspected it to be
> related to "using command-line eject" and where "safely remove" seems to
> have been a mostly functional work-around.
> On FC13, things seem to be different, ... even with "safely remove", I
> am observing these "*_" folders.
> > 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.
> Did you bugzilla it?
No, not yet. I had gone to #fedora to see if folks were getting this,
and not everyone is.
I'm also not sure what component is causing this.
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