Bug 31807 - intermittent access failure on smbfs file system
intermittent access failure on smbfs file system
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-03-14 17:20 EST by Phil Schaffner
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-18 10:19:28 EDT
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Description Phil Schaffner 2001-03-14 17:20:27 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.1-0.1.9 i686)

Windows Me share mounted with smbfs fails with "No such file or
directory" error on files that exist. Doing an "ls" on a directory
may work one time and fail the next.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Mount Windoze Me share with smbfs
2. Test access by attempting to copy a large directory
3. Try other commands such as "ls"

Actual Results:  Intermittent failures as described above.

Expected Results:  Works fine under 7.0

Killed by backup strategy.
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2001-03-15 04:38:26 EST
" Linux 2.4.1-0.1.9 "
Can you verify with a more recent kernel as put in rawhide ?
Several changes to smbfs have been made in between, so I want to make sure
it's either a separate issue or already fixed.
Comment 2 Need Real Name 2001-07-18 10:19:24 EDT
Here's a partial solution.  I haven't tested it though.

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