Maximum number of mounts ?

Simo Sorce simo.sorce at
Sat Sep 7 00:16:00 GMT 2002

I think you are mounting against a workstation.
Keep in mind microsoft permit only 10 concurrent access to their
workstation OS, if you need more you must buy a server OS and licenses
if you have more than 5 clients.


On Sat, 2002-09-07 at 01:54, root wrote:
> I'm currently using Samba 2.2.5-pre1 on a Mandrake 8.1 system with kernel 
> 2.4.19-8.  I need to mount 15 remote filesystems.  I can manage 9.  Is there 
> some kind of configuration option I need to set, or have I found a bug?
> It _almost_ works.   On 3 of the mounts during linux boot, I get the error 
> 'ERRSRV ERRnoresource'.  The mounts that fail are on the same system as 5 
> other mounts that work fine, so it's neither the LAN nor the client 
> configuration.  Permissions are also correct (All of the shares are 
> configured identically).  The mountpoint directories exist.
> I turned debug up to 5, but I don't see anything that looks like the problem. 
> My guess (and that's ALL it is) based on the error message, is that I've got 
> some kind of resource exhaust.  How do I increase whatever it is that's 
> failing? 
> I went thru the 'Samba Administrators Handbook' and I don't see any options 
> that look applicable.  (I did try increasing the shared mem size - no change).
> All of the servers are OS/2, if it matters.
> TIA!
> Mike-
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