[Samba] Samba 3 dynamically enable or disable share
ricky.nance at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 09:19:08 MDT 2013
Instead of repartitioning you could create a filesystem inside of a file...
Just a thought,
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 9:05 AM, Mauricio Alvarez <
maurialvarez303 at rocketmail.com> wrote:
> I really don't want to repartition--again! But yes, your idea is
> If there really isn't any other option (really? no-one has ever had this
> problem in the past?), I was thinking of something like this:
> * Inside each disk, at the root level, create a single directory, call it
> ROOTDIR01 for DISK1, ROOTDIR02 for disk2 etc.
> * Modify the entries in smb.conf like so:
> path = /mnt/DISK1/ROOTDIR01
> Guest OK = false
> so, if no disk is mounted, we have only /mnt/DISK1 but no ROOTDIR01. If
> the disk is mounted, the ROOTDIR01 is then visible and gets shared as
> Also, the clients see [STORAGE01] as their root dir, ignoring the
> ROOTDIR01 sub-level
> This is very crude, I wonder if it might work.
> > Wouldn't it be very simple to just create a VERY small partition (e.g.
> 10MB) on the main drive
> > (the one that your system disk is on), and mount it on e.g. /mnt.
> > Then, even if one of your disks can't mount for some reason, only this
> very small partition will
> > fill up => no problem for the rest of the system.
> > You would still have to configure your other machines to handle disk
> full failures and maybe
> > subsequently try another share...
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