Slow Shutdown when Network Mgr closes before CIFS unmounted

Simon Steinbeiß simon.steinbeiss at
Sat Jan 16 02:25:54 UTC 2010

On Sat, 16 Jan 2010 10:44:04 +1100
David Collins <david.8.collins at> wrote:

> I am working on a fairly well-known ongoing problem where you have a slow
> logoff if connected wirelessly to a Samba share.
> You get the message 'CIFS VFS: No response ...' and it takes about 2 minutes
> for the laptop to shutdown.
> Apparently it happens because Network Manager closes down before the CIFS
> mounts are unmounted.

Well, that's quite a coincidence, I just ran into this bug a few days ago (before this week I
didn't have a samba share in my local network that I wanted to automount).
Would be great if there could be at least a workaround in Xubuntu - if you need help with testing,
I'm here.


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