The Samba-Bugzilla – Bug 3315
smbfs: smbmount hangs (fork / signal deadlock)
Last modified: 2014-07-29 13:53:30 UTC
The ful bug log in in Debian bug #305210 (see URL).
Summary of the bug reporter explanations:
Recently, smbmount started to just hang after successfully mounting a
share. Google showed that others have reported this behaviour a long
time ago, with other versions of samba.
One interesting hit that actually included a patch was
The described behaviour matches the facts I was able to observe with
Guess what, the patch applied (with some minor tweaking) to samba
3.0.11, and it actually solved my problem. So it looks like this
long-standing problem has not been fixed yet, and may have been
triggered by a recent kernel update.
I adapted the sent patch for samba 3.0.20b source...This is what I will attach here.
Created attachment 1611 [details]
Proposed patch for #3315 (untested by bug submitter)
This is the patch proposed by the original submitter in Debian, re-adapted for 3.0.20b sources
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1920 ***