simple-mtpfs fills root filesystem

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Thu Dec 5 04:47:41 UTC 2013

On 12/05/2013 03:17 AM, Alex wrote:
> Hi,
> I have an fc18 box that I use to mount my Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L720
> to manage files.
> It worked fine with my S3, but now with the S4, every time I connect
> it, it creates a directory similar to /tmp/simple-mtpfs-r1ZApu with
> the images from the Camera directory on my phone until the filesystem
> fills up completely (50G root).
> It looks like many files are duplicated, because I don't even have 10G
> worth of pictures on the phone. The files look like
> "010037f1903cd1a154f69bd11897ad5c656d854f" and contain actual JPEG
> pictures.
> After unmounting the filesystem, the contents of the directory is
> eventually removed.
> What is the cause of this?
I'd guess, you've hit this bug:

Yet another case which demonstrates why having /TmpOnTmpFS is a mistake.


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