[Samba] Setting the timeout of smbmount

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Thu Jun 6 06:49:02 GMT 2002

On Wed, 5 Jun 2002, David wrote:

> Another related question is if it is possible to get smbmount to mount 
> several shares concurrently. If several of the shares in fstab aren't 
> available and you do a "mount -a" it stall for for a multipile of the 
> timeout time for one share (where the multipile is the number of 
> unavailable shares), since it tries each share in order. If mount -a 
> would try to mount all of them at the same time it would only stall for 
> 1x  the timeout time.

mount -F -a ?

You can also tell mount not to mount certain filesystem types (-t nosmbfs)

The timeouts are not currently configurable, but they will be. You could
look in the source for the timeout setting and change it.


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