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Re: [Linux-cluster] Re: Samba failover "impossible" due to missing cifs client reconnect?



On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 10:51:16PM +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
: :
> > I just tested this.  On a W/XP box I browsed through some directories on a 
> > share served by Samba.  I then shut Samba down, and tried viewing some 
> > different subdirectories of the same share.  Windows coughed up an error 
> > dialog.  I then restarted Samba and Windows got happy again.  I could 
> > browse through all of the subdirectories in the share.
> 
> Yes, that does work, but what I wanted to setup is a transparent
> failover, so that network I/O recovers w/o any manual interaction.
>
> I.e. I don't want to (soft) relocate the samba shares onto another
> node due to load ballancing considerations and generate user visible
> I/O errors and failures on a dozen clients.

I guess I'm not really clear on what it is you're trying to accomplish.
Can you provide a little more description of what you'd like to see 
happen, and what kinds of environments you expect?

Chris -)-----

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