ntfs-3g does not terminate at computer shutdown

Bug #1265786 reported by Taleb Abdelhak on 2014-01-03
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ntfs-3g (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Computer Takes 10 seconds to shutdown.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: ntfs-3g 1:2013.1.13AR.1-2ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-15.23-generic 3.11.10
Uname: Linux 3.11.0-15-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.12.5-0ubuntu2.2
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Jan 2 21:27:51 2014
ExecutablePath: /bin/ntfs-3g
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-05-14 (234 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release i386 (20130424)
MarkForUpload: True
OmitPids: 31801 7085 1036 31807 954 944 920 31954 1056 966 31976 1036 31807 954 944 920 31954 1056 966
ProcCmdline: /sbin/mount.ntfs /dev/sda3 /media/DOC -o rw
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=linux
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
SourcePackage: ntfs-3g
Title: ntfs-3g does not terminate at computer shutdown
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to saucy on 2013-10-19 (75 days ago)

Taleb Abdelhak (my-rk) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ntfs-3g (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

It's affecting me since almost a year (when I was using 13.10 and 14.04 beta builds) but I decided to debug it only today following this : http://askubuntu.com/a/390185

Jean-Pierre (jean-pierre-andre) wrote :

What happens if you unmount all your ntfs file systems before shutdown ?

If I unmount them manually, then the system shutdowns quickly with no bug

Jean-Pierre (jean-pierre-andre) wrote :

If unmounting during shutdown fails though you can unmount manually, then some service needed for unmounting must have been closed earlier. Normally ntfs-3g only has to fsync(2) to make sure the device is left in a consistent state.

Ken Sharp (kennybobs) on 2017-01-13
tags: added: trusty
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