samba 2.0.7 and smbmount

Urban Widmark urban at
Wed Feb 14 08:27:36 GMT 2001

On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Ludo Lenière wrote:

> The share I mount is on a Win2k workstation, and I mount it to make backups
> of my server with BRU.
> One problem however. When shutting down, the system hangs, trying to unmount
> the smbfs share.

Known smbfs problem, it won't unmount unless it can contact the server.

This can be avoided by unmounting smbfs earlier in the shutdown scripts. I
believe this is done in later RedHat versions (upgrading to 6.2 should fix
that or you could hack the scripts yourself).


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