Re: weird fam/samba problem
On Thursday 02 February 2006 13:14, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
>On Thu, 02 Feb 2006 08:57:43 -0500
>Gene Heskett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Wednesday 01 February 2006 02:39, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> And no one has any comments to make on this?
>not a clue. why samba and not nfs?
Because I have yet, despite quite a bit of expert handholding, ever been
able to make NFS work for anything here. No permissions returns is all
I can get. Also, even though the NSF starter is being run by the
bootup, it always logs the message that NFS4-MTAB doesn't exist. On
the bootup screen but nowhere else in the logs. And questions asked
about that on the net have now been uniformly ignored on the major
lists I haunt for about 4 years now. :(
>FWIW, I killed fam, and
>> things seem to be working more or less normally here. Killing fam
>> allowed me to umount those shares. This is required because I have
>> a script (cron) that remounts some shares daily else they get stale
>> or something and quit working, or did back when I set that script up
>> 5 years ago because it would quit working at odd times.
>is this a bug with fam? I've had some trouble umounting nfs shares on
> occaision for no apparent reason, though umount -l does the trick.
But what happens then if the share is to be immediatelty remounted, like
my little daily insurance cron script does.?
>> Maybe a samba update has fixed this? Me not know...
>> >I have a machine out in the workshop that I occasionally mount via
>> > a samba share. Its a debian variant, hence this posting to both
>> > lists.
>> >At present, no shells are logged into it, nor any utilities are
>> > open to the share known as /mnt/shop-slash on this machine.
>> >But if I try to umount it, its busy! And lsof|grep shop returns
>> > this: ---------------
>> >fam 3661 root 194r DIR 3,7 4096
>> >246527 /mnt/shop
>> >fam 3661 root 202r DIR 0,19 4096
>> >2 /mnt/shop-slash
>> >fam 3661 root 206r DIR 3,7 4096
>> >246215 /mnt/shop-emc
>> >fam 3661 root 207r DIR 3,7 4096
>> >246216 /mnt/shop-homes
>> >the first and third/forth verses of that report only exist as
>> > unmounted dirs in the local /mnt dir, so why is fam apparently
>> > issueing a lock against them all?
>> >This system is an FC2 system, somewhat hacked but otherwise
>> > uptodate.
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