[Samba] SMB mount/umount probs

ACEAlex alex at saers.com
Mon Feb 18 15:58:02 GMT 2002

Have you trided unmount -f

It might work to force the system to unmount.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Joel Hammer" <Joel at HammersHome.com>
To: "Alberto Mesas Navarro" <alberto at sdrsl.com>; <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 12:44 AM
Subject: Re: [Samba] SMB mount/umount probs

> I have found this problem too. That is, if I try to umount a share from
> a crashed computer, umount seems to hang. However, if I am patient
> (about 15 or 20 minutes it seems) umount will eventually finish up and
> the share is umounted.
> Now, I haven't tried this with a rebooted machine, just a crashed one.
> Of course, you could leave the share umounted except when you want to
> read data from the share.
> Joel
> On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 12:02:47PM +0100, Alberto Mesas Navarro wrote:
> > I have a linux server with some jobs at cron, that job reads some files
> > windows stations, i read these files via samba.
> >
> > My problem is that all works perfectly until the windows station reboots
> > reboots every nite but no way to know exact time), at morning when linux
> > should restart the process the mounted drive is dead, i try to
> > the drive from cron every morning but nothing, I must kill smb and
> > it again to get the drive mounted again.
> >
> > Any ideas? Is there a way to get SMB "remount" the driver if the windows
> > station rebooted?
> >
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