kernel threads holding /dev/console

From: Måns Rullgård
Date: Sun Mar 14 2004 - 17:28:31 EST

I'm trying to set up a pivot_root hack to do some things, switch root,
and then unmount the original root. However, the unmount fails
because ksoftirqd/0, events/0, kblockd/0 and aio/0 have /dev/console
opened. Why are they doing this? Can it be prevented? This happens
when using kernel 2.6.3 (2.6.4 is reportedly broken on Alpha). It
works with a 2.4 kernel using the same script. Does anyone have a

Måns Rullgård
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