Odd mount on /mnt problem

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 20:18:34 UTC 2009

Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>     I was just looking for the pictures on a memory chip and when I 
>> looked at /mnt I discovered THIS computer is mounted at /mnt! Here is 
>> what I see:
>> karl at karl-hardy:/mnt$ ls
>> bin   cdrom  etc   initrd.img      vmlinuz
>> boot  dev    home  initrd.img.old  vmlinuz.old
>> karl at karl-hardy:/mnt$ cd
>> karl at karl-hardy:~$ df -h
>> Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
>> /dev/sda6             7.4G  5.0G  2.1G  71% /
>> varrun                506M  116K  505M   1% /var/run
>> varlock               506M     0  506M   0% /var/lock
>> udev                  506M   84K  505M   1% /dev
>> devshm                506M   60K  505M   1% /dev/shm
>> lrm                   506M   39M  467M   8% 
>> /lib/modules/2.6.24-23-generic/volatile
>> /dev/sda5              19G  8.8G  8.7G  51% /home
>> gvfs-fuse-daemon      7.4G  5.0G  2.1G  71% /home/karl/.gvfs
>> karl at karl-hardy:~$
>> I do not know what gvfs-fuse-daemon is but it looks odd. It has nothing 
>> as you can see:
>> karl at karl-hardy:~$ cd .gvfs/
>> karl at karl-hardy:~/.gvfs$ ls
>> karl at karl-hardy:~/.gvfs$
>> I rebooted and the same thing happened just as before.
>> Something is mounting /dev/sda6 at /mnt and I can't get it to stop with 
>> sudo umount /mnt because this says nothing is mounted!
> 	The output of the mount command; and the contents of /etc/fstab would 
> be helpful info here too.
    I just used rm -r on all things in /mnt and it looked clean. I then 
did a reboot and it is still clean. No reason for the problem that I 
know of.



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