[Samba] Strange behavior with samba mountpoint
tedkaz at optonline.net
Fri Dec 20 01:45:01 GMT 2002
that correlates exactly to my scenario. The network connection back to
the server is unreliable.I suspect their could be some tweaks done to
better handle these situations but that is beyond my present level of
knowledge to tackle.
On Thu, 2002-12-19 at 20:06, Joel Hammer wrote:
> I have this sort of problem a lot.
> I think this happens when there is network connection
> lost. The smbfs mounts don't go away gracefully. In this situation,
> when I run mount I often see the share listed as mounted, although I
> cannot cd into the mount point. Attempts to umount the share fail, too.
> So, what to do? You could reboot. You could try killall smbmount. You could
> exit out of the xterm or tty that smbmounted the share. I really don't have
> a good way around this. My best results have been obtained by putting a
> command to umount all my smbfs connections in my network shutdown script.
> On Thu, Dec 19, 2002 at 07:53:40PM -0500, Ted Kaczmarek wrote:
> > I have a Redhat 8.0 box with many external connections.
> > Several nfs and 3 samba.
> > Today I tried to reattach to one on my mounts and I am geting
> > "Could not resolve mount point /mnt/dir".
> > If I do an ls -a I can see the dir, but when adding the l option to ls
> > it does not show up.
> > fuser returns for the dir,
> > Input/output error
> > I apologize if this has nothing to do with Samba, but I am perplexed as
> > to how to continue troubleshooting this, and came across the problem
> > when doing a mount -t smbfs.
> > kernel - 2.4.18-18.8.0smp
> > samba 2.2.7-2
> > If I create a new directory I am able to mount the NT box on it.
> > --
> > Ted K. <tedkaz-no-at-spam-optonline.net>
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