[linux-help] Re: Zombie directory problem
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> At 10:25 AM 5/31/00 -0500, you wrote:
> >I used to have a mount point directory /nt/e, where I would
> >mount an NT file system, using smbclient. Now it is in a
> >confused state where commands that expect it to be there
> >say it isn't (or something is wrong with it), but mkdir says
> >it already exists. What is going on here?
> I get this from time to time as well. What usually fixes it, is to
> smbumount the directory and re-smbmount it. The directory might have been
> mounted and something happened to the connection between then and
> now. Hope this helps.
Yes, that did it. Actually, I tried just umount /e.
Apparently it was in some inconsistent half-mounted
state. I didn't try df during the time it was in this
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