lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2008]   [Jan]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] remove smbfs
Date
Am Mittwoch, 30. Januar 2008 schrieb Steve French:
> I have mounted to Windows98 a few months ago with no problems (other
> than a few restrictions like you can't set the file times via utimes).
> For mounts to Windows98 note that you have to specify the server
> netbios name on the mount (since it is not the same as the DNS name).
> In your example your would need to specify "servernetbiosname=WIN98"
> in the mount options (until mount.cifs autoretries with
> servernetbiosname assumed to be the beginning of the UNC name - note
> that later servers have a dummy netbios name that is used so this
> mount option is only needed for OS/2 and Win9x).
>
> I will try mounts to Windows98 again.
>

being not able to set the file times via utimes is a _major_
missing feature in cifs, so

cp -p /client/file /server

does not work regarding servers like win9x/me and os/2.
The source time stamps are not transfered to the server!
The current local time on the server is set instead for
all time stamps.
The reason is a missing implementation of legacy versions of
setfileinfo
setpathinfo

I had that already working months ago, but it never made it
upstream ...

Possibly we could give it a 2nd try?

Cheers, Günter
--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2008-01-30 21:57    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site