Problems with cifsmount and kde

Peter Waechtler peter at
Wed Mar 24 08:16:25 GMT 2004

Am Dienstag, 23. März 2004 18:25 schrieb stefan pacholski:
> Hi list,
> I want to install SAMBA 3.0.2a with an Windows 2000 ADS SRV.
> I have successfully installed WINBIND and PAM so in can loggin as an NT5
> user in the console.
> The Homedirectory will mount for the user which is going to log in.
> I use libpam-mount with CIFS to mount the directories.
> Now I want to start kde with these options, but it failed everytime I
> startx.
> .dcopserver_<machinename>__0
> I am running a DEBIAN 3.0 SID with an 2.6.4 Kernel.
> Is it a symlinks problem?

I think it's a locking problem. To use /home via NFS I have created a symlink
/home/user/.qt -> /tmp/kde-user/.qt

Perhaps this applies to SMB also, kdeinit tries to shmat() on a lock file and 
that was hanging on 2.6.4 

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