[clug] Samba upgrade issues (from 2.x to 3.0.7

Jonathan Ricketson jricketson at netspace.net.au
Sun Oct 3 05:00:44 GMT 2004

thanks Tony, that worked perfectly.

Tony Breeds wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 03, 2004 at 01:41:44PM +1000, Jonathan Ricketson wrote:
>>I have debian installed on my file-server at home, and have just done a 
>>dist-upgrade to sarge, and after a couple of easy problems, I am now 
>>having major problems with samba.
>>It is all set up properly and basically works, but sometimes (after 
>>about 1 min) winxp explorer just locks up when I click on a new shared 
>>samba drive. There doesn't seem to be any pattern about which drive I 
> I don't have a perminant solution but adding:
> max protocol = LANMAN2
> to your smb.conf file and restarting samba "fixes" the problem for WinXP
> but breaks it badly for Win98.
> Yours Tony
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