cifs client timeouts and hard/soft mounts

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Sun Dec 5 21:34:54 MST 2010


On Sun, Dec 05, 2010 at 08:16:46PM -0600, Steve French wrote:
> I am more worried about firewall rule changes and similar events
> than about broken servers - but the idea of waiting forever on stat
> to a server that is never going to respond seems odd.

That would be a strange fw rule that allows SMBEcho but not
other SMB requests. I think if someone puts up such a silly
rule, some pain is deserved :-)


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