urban at teststation.com
Mon Nov 5 13:35:10 GMT 2001
On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Urban Widmark wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm looking for some (user & technical) feedback on a change I'm
> > considering on how mount and smbmount works together.
[No feedback means that everyone is ok with it and that I move on to ask
the mount-people if they will accept a small smbfs mod - Just so you
> On an oddball side issue: We now have kerberos (client and server)
> support in HEAD - It would be handy to be able to do a kerberos
> authenticated smbmount.
> I'll have to look at what is involved, but it can't take much effort.
All smbclient does is set c->use_kerberos to True before calling
The big question is then if something needs to be done at regular
intervals to remain authenticated. "re-keying" was mentioned on
samba-technical (renewable tickets?).
Will the smb server start sending weird packets back to smbfs?
Will it send packets even when not asked by smbfs?
smbfs < 2.5 does not do async io. It barely survives netbios keepalive
messages. It is completely single threaded and can not handle the server
starting a conversation. I have plans for fixing this (problem appears
with oplock breaks too).
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