[systemd-devel] [PATCH] core: don't change removed devices to state "tentative" [was: Re: [PATCH] unit: When stopping due to BindsTo=, log which unit caused it]

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 13 00:30:34 PDT 2015

Hello all,

Martin Pitt [2015-03-01 12:43 +0100]:
> Lennart Poettering [2015-02-28 17:40 +0100]:
> > This is implemented now. Please check if this fixes this issue for
> > you.
> This fixes the bad unmounts at boot, but also breaks the automatic cleanup of
> stale mounts after CD ejection.
> [...]
> but after ejecting the mount still stays around. The device unit does
> to activating/tentative, and the .mount unit is unchanged from the above.
> Supposedly this line is the interesting one:
>   systemd[1]: dev-sr1.device changed plugged -> tentative
> which in this case really should become "dead". The full debug journal
> is at http://people.canonical.com/~pitti/tmp/journal-cd-eject.txt

The attached patch fixes that. I tested CD ejection, the cleanup
unmount works properly again. I also verified that mounts done in the
initramfs (i. e. "tentative" device state) are still kept around
without unmounting them.


Martin Pitt                        | http://www.piware.de
Ubuntu Developer (www.ubuntu.com)  | Debian Developer  (www.debian.org)
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