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Re: libgparted bug.




On Friday 09 February 2018 11:50:46 David Wright wrote:

> On Fri 09 Feb 2018 at 04:20:51 (-0500), Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Friday 09 February 2018 04:11:42 Thomas Schmitt wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > > That is not the problem, something is automounting the partition
> > > > as soon as gparted unmounts the SOB, so by the time you start
> > > > the resize, its mounted again and gparted is locked out.
> > >
> > > If explicit unmounting does not help, and if manual execution of
> > > the gparted helper programs shows the same problems, then you will
> > > have to do it without resizing. I.e. the oldfashioned way of
> > > making a new partition with a new filesystem into which you copy
> > > the files of the old filesystem.
> > >
> > >
> > > Have a nice day :)
> > >
> > > Thomas
> >
> > I killed udev for /dev/sdd, gparted works now. But I really need a
> > quicker way than editing a udev rule. I wonder if I could make udev
> > aware that gparted was running.  That would be ideal. So would
> > meaningfull gparted error reporting without having to wade thru a
> > kilobyte of (spit) html. I'm going back to bed...
>
> Would I be write in thinking that killing sdd just there prevents the
> appearance of /dev/disk/by-{this,that and the other} appearing also?
>
It must be doing an end run by that means. Can that be fixed too?

> Do you run with a DE? What would happen if you tried all this in a VC
> before starting X? My experience of wheezy, jessie (which you're
> running?) and stretch is that nothing has ever automounted itself
> unless I boot from a live stick. But I only run fvwm.
>
This machine is running TDE as its x-gui, r14.0.5 it says.

> Cheers,
> David.



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