smbmounted file system directories not updated

Urban Widmark urban at
Tue Jan 30 13:34:48 GMT 2001

On Mon, 29 Jan 2001, Thomas G. Dietterich wrote:

> If I unmount and remount the win2k share, then the file becomes
> visible.
> I assume this is some kind of caching phenomenon, but in some cases,
> it seems to have lasted for a long time (e.g., an hour). 

It is a caching bug. The code assumes incorrectly that mtime on the dir 
will be updated, but that doesn't happen vs all servers and filesystems.

Upgrade your kernel to 2.2.18 (RH7 = 2.2.16 ?)


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