[Samba] Automounter issues on Samba Server
anthony.ciarochi at intel.com
Tue Apr 20 20:58:05 GMT 2004
I am having a problem with automounter failures on my Solaris Samba
There is an automount path on the server that looks something like this:
/dir1/dir2/dir3/dir4 Each dirN is an automount point with its own map.
Dir4 contains some data, and some links to other automount points in
Frequently (more than once per day, on a bad day), the automounter gets
confused, or something, and will no longer mount *some* mount points in
/net. More factoids follow:
- This only happens on the Samba server.
- The failed mount points are not always the same, but are
always symlinked from .../dir4.
- During these failures, the automounter is still working for
other directories in /net, .../dir4, and elsewhere
- The mount points in /net that are hung are still visible, but
are not mounted, which is even more odd since -nobrowse is set for /net
- they should not be visible at all if they are not mounted.
- Stopping and restarted the automounter, using
/etc/init.d/autofs *usually* resolves the problem temporarily. After
about 5 or 6 times, however, this no longer works, and the entire system
needs to be rebooted.
- The system is an Ultra II, running Solaris 2.6 and Samba
Has anybody else experienced anything like this? Any ideas why it
happens, or how to solve it?
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