unmount hangs when server is unreachable

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Sat Oct 13 04:39:05 GMT 2001

On Tue, 11 Sep 2001, Chris Jensen wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm having problems with samba when I try to unmount shares from a server
> that has been shutdown already. This is especially a problem since it can
> cause the client to hang during shutdown.

2.4.11-pre-something kernels doesn't send anything to the server when
umounting smbfs, so you can umount without reaching the server.

> Surely there must be some way to get samba to time out after a period?

This is not a samba problem.


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