[Samba] Smbmount -- text file busy?

Andrew Kreps andrew.kreps at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 21:28:23 GMT 2005

I'm trying to copy files from a Windows system to a Linux system using
smbmount.  Everything works fine until I hit a text file that is open
read/write on the Windows system, such as an SQL Server database file.
 At that point, I get a Text file busy (26) error message, and the
copy process (rsync) skips the file.  Is there any way around this,
short of stopping the SQL Server service and restarting it?  I just
need to read an in-use copy of the file in question.  Is smbmount
capable of opening a file in shared mode, or is this a limitation on
the Windows side of things?

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