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Re: fonts, autofs and things

On Thu, 10 Jun 1999, S. Lockwood wrote:

> What kind of timeout did you choose for floppies under autofs?
> I am concerned that people could lose their changes to a floppy or even 
> corrupt a floppy filesystem by pulling a floppy out before it got automatically
> unmounted; I read in the docs that you are still supposed to wait for it to 
> be unmounted, because autofs does not disable whatever caching that makes
> umount necessary to begin with.

CDROMs are "locked", ie you can't eject them while they are mounted. Is
this true for floppies ? ( pardon my ignorance ... I don't use floppies
except to boot ;-)