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Re: smbumount doesn't

Ari Sigurðsson wrote:
> if rebooting the puter is a solution to samba problem then
> perhaps a restart of samba is enough?
> try
> /etc/init.d/samba
> Usage: /etc/init.d/samba {start|stop|restart}
> Ari Sigurðsson
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kent West <westk@nicanor.acu.edu>
> To: Debian Users <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
> Date: 2. september 1999 20:30
> Subject: smbumount doesn't
> >I can smbmount-2-2.x a WinNT share to a local mountpoint without any
> >problem. But at night, our NT administrator has a script running that
> >logs off everyone that is connected to the NT box, so that the NT's
> >backup program will run without running into "File open" errors.
> >
> >When I get back in the office the next day my mountpoint no longer works
> >(because I've been kicked off by the NT admin), so I try to remount it,
> >and the mountpoint can't be resolved. So I try to smbumount (unmount)
> >it, and again, the mountpoint can't be resolved. I can't do anything
> >with the directory/mount point until I reboot the computer.
> >
> >Surely there's a better way to clear the smbfsx glitch than to reboot
> >the system?
> >
> >Yes, I could smbumount the share before I get kicked off, provided I
> >remember to, but I would think there's a more elegant solution.
> >
> >Thanks for any help!
> >

Thanks; I'll give it a try tomorrow.

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