Re: MTP devices leave multiple copies under Devices in file managers
- Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2018 11:40:38 +1300
- From: Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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
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.
Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Transient Software Limited <https://transient.nz/>