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authorAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>2008-02-05 14:22:58 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2008-02-05 14:37:15 -0800
commitc773633916c66f8362ca01983d97bd33e35b743f (patch)
tree4c3da7d614c530d851db6b3c6bcc3d85519feeb3 /fs/smbfs
parent9692bd9c140618e3f6a2848900aee96c9cd8a65c (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-c773633916c66f8362ca01983d97bd33e35b743f.tar.gz
deprecate smbfs in favour of cifs
smbfs is a bit buggy and has no maintainer. Change it to shout at the user on the first five mount attempts - tell them to switch to CIFS. Come December we'll mark it BROKEN and see what happens. [olecom@flower.upol.cz: documentation update] Cc: Urban Widmark <urban@teststation.com> Acked-by: Steven French <sfrench@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Oleg Verych <olecom@flower.upol.cz> Cc: Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com> Cc: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs/smbfs')
-rw-r--r--fs/smbfs/inode.c7
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/fs/smbfs/inode.c b/fs/smbfs/inode.c
index 9416ead0c7a..4e5c22ca802 100644
--- a/fs/smbfs/inode.c
+++ b/fs/smbfs/inode.c
@@ -500,6 +500,13 @@ static int smb_fill_super(struct super_block *sb, void *raw_data, int silent)
struct smb_fattr root;
int ver;
void *mem;
+ static int warn_count;
+
+ if (warn_count < 5) {
+ warn_count++;
+ printk(KERN_EMERG "smbfs is deprecated and will be removed"
+ "from the 2.6.27 kernel. Please migrate to cifs\n");
+ }
if (!raw_data)
goto out_no_data;