[smbfs] Timing problems with kernel 2.2.x?

Urban Widmark urban at svenskatest.se
Tue Nov 16 18:58:40 GMT 1999

On Tue, 16 Nov 1999, Andrew Tridgell wrote:

> > I had the same problem with my nightly backup (smbmount win9x and copy
> > stuff onto linux), I had to add a "sleep x" between smbmount and "cd" to
> > the smbmounted dir.
> this turned out to be a bug in mount, not smbmount.
> I have sent a patch to the mount maintainer. A new version should be
> done shortly.

Actually, I think it is already out.

Get the source from:

I have not yet tested this myself however ...

Btw, Tridge, I checked Documentation/Changes in the kernel source for the
adress to util-linux, and I noticed this (in 2.3.28).


The 2.0.0 release of Samba:

Maybe that should be changed to 2.0.6 now? Also the previous entry on
SMBfs that talks about some scripts that were useful with samba < 2.0.5
looks like it needs updating.
(Sorry, no patch this time :)


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