smbmount shares not lasting
GLeblanc at cu-portland.edu
Mon Aug 7 20:19:02 GMT 2000
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Urban Widmark [mailto:urban at svenskatest.se]
> Sent: Monday, August 07, 2000 12:43 PM
> To: Gregory Leblanc
> Cc: Multiple recipients of list SAMBA
> Subject: Re: smbmount shares not lasting
> On Tue, 8 Aug 2000, Gregory Leblanc wrote:
> > I've got a machine running RedHat Linux 6.2 on a P-II400
> with 256MB of ram.
> > I'm mounting shares in the manner 'mount -t smbfs -o
> > //server/share /mount/point'. The server is a genuine NT 4
> server, with SP5
> > and a couple of hotfixes. I mounted a couple of shares
> yesterday, and
> > overnight the stopped working. When accessing the share, I
> get an error
> > message that says "ls: /mnt/gleblanc: Input/output error".
> I don't see
> > anything in the logs as to why this is happening. Got any
> ideas? Thanks,
> samba version? 2.0.7 should have the best smbmount, if you are using
> anything != 2.0.7 that is the most likely explanation.
> Upgrade to 2.0.7.
Got 2.0.7, that broke other things (like the link to mount.smbfs), but it's
mostly working. I actually upgraded to 2.0.7 in hopes of fixing a few
> If the server you are connected to goes down and someone
> tries to access
> the smbfs mount while it is down, smbmount will terminate and
> the mount
> will stop working. You may try this patch for that:
This server has been up since 7/15, I got disconnected over the weekend.
> It also tries to fix the logging so that smbmount should log
> what it does
> (allow debug messages no matter how it is started). If you are using a
> default config you should get a log.smbmount where your samba logfiles
> live. If upgrading & patching doesn't work that log could be
> helpful in
> finding out what happens.
Hmm, I'll try that patch, and see what it does. Thanks,
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