[Samba] Multiple mounts instead of remounting?
kyleaschmitt at gmail.com
Sat Jan 5 23:38:15 GMT 2008
I'm having issues trying to remount any shares using samba.
Super Short version
mount -o remount /some_windows_share creates a duplicate mount instead
of properly remounting.
I have many shares served off of NT4 boxes, mounted via samba on a
linux box (RHEL 4).
Since long dormant (>12 hour) shares from one server in particular
always have problems for a few seconds when accessing files, I altered
my scripts to mount -o remount. I expected it would freshen the
mount. Instead of doing a remount however, it appears to be mounting
_over_ the original. Not really what I wanted. Any idea why it's
doing this? I wanted to avoid doing an unmount then a mount, as some
of these scripts may, on ocasion, be run in parallel. I know at least
on local drives remounting while in use (at least for read
operations), doesn't appear to cause problems..
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