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Re: MTP devices leave multiple copies under Devices in file managers




On 08/01/18 02:28, Carl Fink wrote:
On 01/06/2018 03:06 PM, Ben Caradoc-Davies wrote:
What kernel version? Do the entries disappear on reboot?
This morning I had time to reboot, and I can now confirm that
rebooting cleared the dead entries. It sure looks like the
already-reported bug.
Thanks for the pointer--it never occurred to me to look for a kernel
bug because I don't know the underpinnings of the process (MTP
mountpoints?) and wasn't aware that a kernel process (module?) was
involved. Much appreciated.

It is not certain that it is a kernel bug, but when I booted into a 4.13 kernel, it was not present. There are a few other things in the initrd that might cause the problem, and it might be that a kernel change has revealed a bug elsewhere, such as a library. I am sure that kernel experts can figure it out.

Kind regards,

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Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Director
Transient Software Limited <https://transient.nz/>
New Zealand