USB 3 drives and remounting
flocculant at gmx.co.uk
Thu Dec 15 12:24:43 UTC 2016
On 15/12/16 09:07, Colin Law wrote:
> On 15 December 2016 at 06:45, flocculant <flocculant at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
>> I've been seeing the bug wherein a usb3 drive remounts itself after you've
>> ejected via file manager(s) for some time
>> The issue has been kicking since 2011 (bug 792085 was reported in 2011)
>> Recently suse found a fix 
>> Is this something that will eventually find it's way to us through kernel?
>> I can only imagine that the situation will get worse as more people purchase
>> usb3 devices.
>>  https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nautilus/+bug/792085
>>  https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=922634
> Have you checked your PC's firmware (BIOS) is up to date?
1 version out, change in bios is for "Update CPU microcode for win10
support with Pentium AE"
Given that suse appear to have a kernel patch to fix this - not sure
that flashing bios and all the pain that *could* cause is something I'm
willing to do nor likely to help.
All that aside the main question in the thread is "Is this something
that will eventually find it's way to us through kernel?"
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