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Re: 1.5.19(0.150/4/2): missing device in /proc/partition after removing USB disk

On Mar  8 16:48, Chris January wrote:
> On 08/03/06, Loh, Joe wrote:
> > Then we proceed to removing the first USB disk, i.e. /dev/sdb, using the
> > the "Safe Removal" method from Windows.  Once that operation completes
> > we "cat" the /proc/partitions again.  This time, the only disk shown is
> > /dev/sda, which is the system disk.  The second USB disk was never
> > removed.  The second "dd" on /dev/sdc proves that the disk is still
> > accessible eventhough /proc/partitions never shows it.  The sequence of
> > event is captured in the following text.  We are also attaching the
> > cygcheck output as well.
> This is a bug. The format_proc_partitions assumes that drives are
> numbered consecutively - which is not the case if you hot remove a
> drive.

That should be fixed now.


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