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Re: port-i386/44092: Cannot copy (/bin/cp) to smbfs-mounted partition

The following reply was made to PR port-i386/44092; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: port-i386/44092: Cannot copy (/bin/cp)  to smbfs-mounted
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2010 21:01:32 +0000

 On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 09:55:00AM +0000, wrote:
  > After mount_smbfs remote filesystem it is not possible to copy file
  > to it: I can read the FS, can create zero-length files on it, can
  > edit and save files on it but can not copy file to it. With NetBSD
  > 4.0.1 it worked...
  > $ sudo cp mine.xls /mnt/u/S/Upgrade_2006/
  > cp: /mnt/u/S/Upgrade_2006/mine.xls: No buffer space available
  > $ 
  > [...]
  > Nov 15 10:49:24 dinah /netbsd: WARNING: mclpool limit reached;
  > increase NMBCLUSTERS 
  > ALso I tried to increase 'NMBCLUSTERS' 10x in kernel, recompile it
  > but it did'n help: I got the old same "mclpool limit reached"
 Is mine.xls large? (Does this happen even with small files?) Does "cat
 mine.xls > /mnt/u/S/Upgrade_2006/mine.xls" also fail?
 My understanding is that smbfs is considered experimental in the
 netbsd-5 branch and can't really be expected to work, but I thought it
 worked a little better than this.
 If the answer is that mine.xls is large, small files work ok, and cat
 also works, then this is moderately likely to make the problem go
    cd /usr/src/bin/cp
    cvs update -j1.34 -j1.36 utils.c
    make obj
    make dependall install
 If this is the case please let us know.
 David A. Holland

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