Samba can't keep NT shares mounted
eivindt at colargol.tihlde.org
Fri Sep 24 16:58:53 GMT 1999
* Steve Rhodes (srhodes at cpinternet.com) [990924 18:08]:
> Theory 2.) The failure is caused by a period of inactivity.
> This may indeed be a piece of the puzzle, and seems to be one of the more
> popular notions going around. However, in the same laboratory setup
> mentioned above, I disconnected the client machine overnight, and it was
> still working properly upon re-connection the next day.
> Theory 4.) The failure has something to do with the DEBUG option in the
> source code.
> The theory goes that the DEBUG option will work, but if it is turned off,
> that is where the problem starts. Something to do with attempting to write
> out error messages. I haven't had the opportunity
> to observe this directly, but it is an interesting theory.
I think theory 2 _and_ 4 is the one. I always had this problem too, until
I saw <someone>'s theory about the calls to DEBUG(), and ifdef'ed all
DEBUGs out of smbmount. smbmount closes all of it's filedescriptors at
a certain stage, and therefore all later DEBUG()s will fail. This is
with version 2.0.0. After removing these DEBUG()s, I have had no problems.
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