error messages -3 and -32

Urban Widmark urban at
Mon Nov 6 21:45:07 GMT 2000

On Mon, 6 Nov 2000, jtalon wrote:

> Where can I found information about the next errors messages:
> smb_retry: signal failed, error=-3

Means smbfs tried to talk to smbmount but the smbmount process was gone.

> smb_trans2_request: result=-32, setting invalid

Means you got an error when trying to send a request, a common cause is
that the server disconnected the client.

> smb_retry: new pid=521, generation=2

Means smbfs managed to talk to smbmount and re-establish the connection.
It's not an error, it's a success message.

The one in the middle can be followed by the first or the last (error or

Are you having problems or just annoyed by the messages? Come back with a
description of what is wrong and what linux kernel versions & samba
versions you have tested.

And please try the latest 2.2.x-pre kernel if you can.
(If you have no idea what I am talking about, try:

Possibly with this additional patch:


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