Re: smbfs makes directory unusable in 2.2.15pre ...

Date: Sun Apr 30 2000 - 20:35:56 EST

Sorry for the oversight, I am using kernel 2.2.15pre10 and samba
version 2.06a. Sorry for the mixup, I guess this was because smbfs
came in the samba package.

Umount has no effect on this problem.

Manfred Spraul <> writes:

> wrote:
> >
> > If I use smbfs with any of the recent kernels (2.2.15pre x), sometimes
> > it will somehow get into a condition where the directory where the
> > mount point is gets an i/o error if I try to even do an ls. This i/o
> > error persists even if I stop smb and mnb services and the only way to
> > fix it is to shut the whole system down for a reboot.
> smbd and nmbd have nothing to do with smbfs.
> smbd, nmbd: server side
> smbfs+smbmount: client side
> >
> > This usually happens if the Windows share is mounted for a long time.
> >
> > Any assistance would be appreciated.
> >
> Which samba version do you use?
> There was a bug in one samba version that prevented smbfs from
> reconnecting to Windows shares. Could you upgrade to the newest version?
> --
> Manfred

         John Covici

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