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    SubjectRe: 2.6.16-rc: CIFS reproducibly freezes the computer
    On Wed, Feb 15, 2006 at 02:35:23PM +0100, Marc Koschewski wrote:
    > I moved to CIFS because SMB didn't work well for me, as well as did NFS. Both
    > seems to stall in a way, I could never really reproduce. But CIFS is very stable
    > over here. Never ever had a problem with it, whereas both NFS and SMB are likely
    > to cause trouble at least once a week. Without log records, without any chance
    > of recovery. Mostly hard-freezes.

    Well, any interaction with Windows 2k3 has to use CIFS. SMB doesn't
    work - I know, I tried smbfs first. Of course smbclient can't really trigger
    a hard lockup since it's in userspace. I try to use it for any large
    uploads I have to do, since the issue seems exclusive to the cifs

    NFS on the other hand, I'm not sure what issues you've seen. I
    haven't had a reproducable problem with NFS in probably ten years.
    Well, at least that was Linux's fault. I'd love it if Juniper could
    explain why their VPNs are currently eating my fragmented UDP packets,
    but I digress...

    Ross Vandegrift

    "The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who
    make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians
    have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine
    man in the bonds of Hell."
    --St. Augustine, De Genesi ad Litteram, Book II, xviii, 37
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