Bug #2883

changing "canmount" property to "on" should not always remount dataset

Added by Martin Matuška over 3 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:ResolvedStart date:2012-06-15
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Matthew Ahrens% Done:


Category:zfs - Zettabyte File System
Target version:-
Difficulty:Bite-size Tags:needs-triage


If a dataset has the "canmount" property set to "noauto" it may be mounted.
Changing this property to "on" on a mounted dataset should not result in a umount+mount of this dataset.

canmount.patch Magnifier (802 Bytes) Martin Matuška, 2012-06-15 07:46 AM


#1 Updated by Matthew Ahrens over 3 years ago

  • Assignee set to Matthew Ahrens
  • % Done changed from 0 to 80

#2 Updated by Eric Schrock over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved

changeset: 13743:95aba6e49b9f
tag: tip
user: Matthew Ahrens <>
date: Sat Jun 30 13:00:47 2012 -0700

2882 implement libzfs_core
2883 changing "canmount" property to "on" should not always remount dataset
2900 "zfs snapshot" should be able to create multiple, arbitrary snapshots at once
Reviewed by: George Wilson <>
Reviewed by: Chris Siden <>
Reviewed by: Garrett D'Amore <>
Reviewed by: Bill Pijewski <>
Reviewed by: Dan Kruchinin <>
Approved by: Eric Schrock <>

Also available in: Atom