[cifs-protocol] cifs client timeouts and hard/soft mounts
idra at samba.org
Mon Dec 6 09:49:15 MST 2010
On Mon, 2010-12-06 at 10:28 -0600, Steve French wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 10:34 PM, Volker Lendecke
> <Volker.Lendecke at sernet.de> wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 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 :-)
> Aaah - remember the proxies that cut out "chatty" smb traffic by
> responding on behalf of remote servers in the interest of optimizing
> traffic over slow links :)
They better send their own smb echos to remote servers then ...
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