[Samba] Help, Phantom directories-missing data

Denis Vlasenko vda at port.imtp.ilyichevsk.odessa.ua
Thu Sep 23 20:20:28 GMT 2004

On Thursday 23 September 2004 21:23, Greg Talbot wrote:
> I have documented this problems 3 times now am am currently experiencing
> the worst one yet.
> I have samba shares that come up missing after a machine reboot while
> clients are connected to some shares.
> It seems to only be those directories that are mapped to samba, the
> share's still show up via a windows client but no data.  (like missing 20 gigs)
> Even from teh Linux machine, I cant see the data.  The last time this
> happened a couple reboots and my data reappeared.  Is this filesystem
> related? Anyone ever heard of this?  This time after 3 reboots some of teh
> dir structure has returned, but no data yet...

Define "disappear". You dont see some files? Or directories too?
Which names (provide dir or ls output of 'good' and 'bad' situation)?

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