[Samba] Reliability of samba
abartlet at samba.org
Mon Oct 3 04:22:46 GMT 2005
On Fri, 2005-09-30 at 18:03 -0700, Kevin Dalley wrote:
> When I mount samba partitions using smbmount on a Linux box
I strongly suggest moving to the CIFS VFS for talking to Samba CIFS
servers, as the unix extensions are correctly handled for maximum
transparency. It is also a far better implementation.
> How does smbclient handle the type of errors which produce these
It has a different CIFS client implementation entirely, so has different
> I have seen a few explanations, but I can't find a really good
> answer. Perhaps a timeout on the Windows side.
Oh, you mean a windows sever... I still suggest the CIFS VFS.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc. http://suse.de
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College http://hawkerc.net
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