Re: ncpfs weirdness

Bill Hawes (
Fri, 19 Dec 1997 12:56:43 -0500

Pawel S. Veselov wrote:

> I got some troubles with ncpfs ( from 12.11.97 ) and 2.1.65 kernel.
> If application opens a file ( on ncp ) and then finish without closing it,
> ncfps will not actually close it ( server shows the file is opened ). As the
> result, ncpfs couldn't be unmounted ( Device or resource is busy ). If file
> has no Sh[areable] attribute, it will be locked ( Permission Denied ).

I just posted some changes for 2.1.73 ncpfs that may fix the open files
problem you noted. Under some conditions a successful open was being
ignored so that it wouldn't get closed when the inode is released.