[Samba] Re: Network down - timeouts << URGENT >>

David Collier-Brown -- MTEC David.Collier-Brown at Sun.COM
Tue Oct 15 13:50:00 GMT 2002

Typhoon wrote:
> We have a problem with our linux embedded-system and samba units.
> We mount remote windows shared drives, and transfer a lot of file to/from
> them.
> If Windows crash :) or unpluggin RJ, our program hang on read/write calls (
> and all other access to remote file ) for undefined time...
> WE NEED to set a SHORT timeout for connection lost !!!!!!
> The sockopt  KEEP_ALIVE not help us! Is there some tuning to recognize
> netfail fairly?
Sorry, you asked the development list...  but the
answer is
	keepalive = 300
	dead time = 10
see also

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