[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#477498: smbfs: Shutdown & Reboot script try umount CIFS but CIFSD is killed first

Renato S. Yamane renatoyamane at mandic.com.br
Thu Apr 24 11:56:42 UTC 2008

Christian Perrier wrote:
> Quoting Renato S. Yamane:
>> Package: smbfs
>> Version: 3.0.28a-1
>> Severity: important
>> mount -t smbfs -o username=USER,passwd=PASSWORD,iocharset=utf8 
>> // /mnt/MS_SHARED
>> $df -Th (only relevants output is showed):
>> File System	Type	Size	Used	Avalilable	Mounted at
>> //	cifs	223Gb	156Gb	68Gb		/mnt/MS_SHARED
>> If you shutdown or reboot, you can see (after 30s timeout):
>> CIFS VFS: Server not responding
>> CIFS VFS: No response for cmd <number> mid <number>
>> Maybe this is happening because CIFSD is killed by shutdwon/reboot 
>> script *before* umount command.
> However, none of these is under control of something provided by the
> samba packages.
> Unmounting cifs volumes is done by the umountnfs init script.
> Killing the cifsd daemon (which I suppose is a kernel daemon) is done
> by <whatever is doing it>....but nothing from the Samba packages.
> I don't really know whether this should be reassigned to <some
> package> or whether you should look closer to your init script order,
> but I don't see this as belonging to the Samba packages.

reassign 477498 general

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