You're right, the first problem went away after recompiling the
newest util-linux package. Thanks !
However I am still able to perfectly reproduce the IO error when copying
larger file ~6MB between two smbfs mounts, at least on 2.2.15pre2.
I will check with pre5 tommorow.
-- Petr Sebor Technology/Engine Development SCS Software [ http://www.scssoft.com ]
----- Original Message ----- From: Urban Widmark <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Petr Sebor <email@example.com> Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Friday, January 28, 2000 8:12 PM Subject: Re: smbfs bug?
> On Fri, 28 Jan 2000, Petr Sebor wrote: > > > I started to use smbfs recently and experienced several problems on > > i586, 2.2.15pre2 : > > > > when I run this tiny script: > > > > #!/bin/bash > > mount -t smbfs -o password=xyzzy //win/d /mnt/d > > mount -t smbfs -o password=xyzzy //win/f /mnt/f > > > > I get an error message: > > > > Can't get /etc/mtab~ lock filesmbmnt failed: 1 > > > > mounting the disk sequentially by manually typing the mount commands > > on the console does always work. ( this could be a problem of smbmount > > though > > - I am not sure about this one ) > > More likely the problem in mount where it returned early, before smbmount > had actually mounted (or something like that). Try getting a new mount > from the latest util-linux at: > ftp://ftp.win.tue.nl/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/ > > Something like this should also fail: > % mount -t smbfs -o password=xyzzy //win/f /mnt/f; ls /mnt/f > > > Second problem arrived quite shortly ( and isn't related to the mount > > problem ) > > I am getting IO errors when copying large files over the smbfs. IO error > > pops up > > after ~2MB are copied from smbfs to smbfs. > > Between 2 smbfs mounts on the same machine? To reuse your example: > % cp /mnt/d/bigfile /mnt/f/bigfile > > > Does it sound familar ? > > The first problem yes, the second no. I tried to repeat it but I can't > (box is 2.2.15pre3). > > /Urban > > > - > To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in > the body of a message to email@example.com > Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/ >
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