Re: how to unstuck samba?
On Thursday 18 May 2006 12:42, George Borisov wrote:
> Chris wrote:
> > Sometimes a locally mounted remote samba share (a music server) gets hung
> > up for whatever reason. How can I get it unmounted or unstuck? umount
> > -l does not return in a reasonable amount of time. It seems to make the
> > kernel unstable.
> This usually happens (for me anyway) when the remote machine becomes
> inaccessible for whatever reason.
> If this is the case, then (e.g.) df will hang for about 1-2 minutes
> eventually completing.
> To fix this, do a "smbumount <mount point>" (which will take about 1-2
> minutes to complete) then (as root) "umount -f <mount point>"
> Unfortunately this does not work 100% of the time. In this case a reboot
> is your friend.
> Best regards,