automatically mounted SMB file systems fail to mount on startup
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Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Support Pack 1
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Support Pack 1
... configured with a line similar to the following one in the /etc/fstab file ...
//192.168.0.1/data /mnt/cifsdata cifs rw,credentials=/root/credentials.txt 0 0
kernel: CIFS VFS: Error connecting to IPv4 socket. Aborting operation
kernel: CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -101
- Open the /etc/init.d/smbfs file.
- Locate the "start)" line. This will be inside of a "case" section, and is what runs when the service is started.
- Create a new line below the "start)" line consisting of :
- Adjust (increase the sleep time) as neccesary if the file
system fails to mount.
StatusReported to Engineering
The number associated with "sleep" is the number of seconds that sleep will wait until proceeding. The objective with the sleep command is to delay the mounting of the file system until the network has established the network connection.
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- Document ID:3489182
- Creation Date:24-MAR-08
- Modified Date:27-APR-12
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