|From:||Dave Jones <davej-AT-redhat.com>|
|Subject:||Re: + deprecate-smbfs-in-favour-of-cifs.patch added to -mm tree|
|Date:||Thu, 11 May 2006 13:51:43 -0400|
|Cc:||akpm-AT-osdl.org, sfrench-AT-us.ibm.com, stable-AT-kernel.org, urban-AT-teststation.com|
On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 12:15:10AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote: > > The patch titled > > deprecate smbfs in favour of cifs > > has been added to the -mm tree. Its filename is > > deprecate-smbfs-in-favour-of-cifs.patch > > See http://www.zip.com.au/~akpm/linux/patches/stuff/added-to-... to find > out what to do about this > > > From: Andrew Morton <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > smbfs is a bit buggy and has no maintainer. Change it to shout at the user on > the first five mount attempts - tell them to switch to CIFS. > > Come November we'll mark it BROKEN and see what happens. For Fedora Core 5, I disabled SMBFS for pretty much the same reasons. Users migrating to CIFS haven't really had any problems so far, except for this case: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186914 (Which has also come up a few times on Fedora mailing lists since). I mailed Steve about this, and he did reply, but I can't seem to find it right now Dave -- http://www.codemonkey.org.uk
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