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Re: Problem with mounted SMB drive



On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 10:02, Steve Brown wrote:
> I have been mounting a shared Windows (2000 Professional) drive on my
> desktop computer onto my notebook computer running Fedora Core as
> follows:
> 
>  mount -t smbfs //89.150.0.197/C ny
> 
> This is pretty straightforward.  The shared drive named C is mounted
> to a directory named 'ny'.  After entering this command, I enter my
> password at the prompt.  This worked great for a long time, but
> suddenly, I've been having problems.  The first thing I usually do
> after mounting the drive is enter 'ls ny' to verify that the drive is
> mounted properly.  But lately, when I do this, nothing happens.  I
> leave it sitting a while, but still nothing happens.  If I close the
> terminal window, open a new window and try to unmount 'ny', I get a
> message telling me that the device is busy.  Actually, this message
> appears twice.  If I close the terminal window and mount a drive on a
> different computer to a directory named 'nj', it works fine.  I
> unmount it, then try to mount the first computer to 'nj' but it still
> doesn't work.
> 
> Something must be wrong with the first computer, but what?  When I use
> that computer directly, however, there seems to be nothing wrong with
> it.  It seems like something needs to be reset, but what?
> 
> Any assistance is appreciated.

Not much help, but looks a lot like
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=123895

Phil




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