grant at conprojan.com.au
Mon Jan 8 01:36:06 GMT 2001
I'm using kernel 2.2.18 and 2.0.7 samba. Mounted Windows 2000 shares will
still disconnect after a period of ~10 minutes. The work around was to
create a crontab that will enter the uptime (arbitary) into a file on the
Windows 2000 share every 10 minutes. This stopped it from
disconnecting. I just sorted 600 emails, so I'm sorry if this is off
On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Keith G. Murphy wrote:
> Urban Widmark wrote:
> > On Thu, 4 Jan 2001, Winston Nchamukong wrote:
> > > I wish to report a problem that I have been experiencing with Samba versions
> > > 2.0.6 and 2.7. The specific problem concerns mounting windows shares on our
> > > Linux machines running Linux 6.2. These shares are mounted using the mount
> > RedHat 6.2? with kernel 2.2.12 or so?
> > You should upgrade to 2.2.18, it works around a common problem where
> > signals are causing smbfs mounts to become unusable. Kernels earlier than
> > 2.2.17 have nasty machine-crashing (possibly even data corrupting) bugs in
> > smbfs (you need to try a bit to trigger them, but they are definitly
> > there).
> Thanks for the info. I wasn't aware (no excuse!) that 2.2.18 addressed
> this problem. Are the changes for that similar to the quick-and-dirty
> fix (to proc.c) I posted?
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