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Old 07-06-2010, 08:40 PM   #1
evi_snyder
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Question Mount points -- deleting them deletes remote Windows share?


From my Ubuntu box I have mounted a Windows 7 Share Folder using a temporary directory (mount -t smbfs command). I'm trying to find out what would happen if I deleted this temporary directory (without unmounting 1st).
 
Old 07-07-2010, 04:50 AM   #2
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Yes, if you use rm -rf or something. The directory would not be deleted though as it has a filesystem mounted on it!
 
  


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