...unsolicited oplock break...

J.L.Gilmour at exeter.ac.uk J.L.Gilmour at exeter.ac.uk
Tue Sep 12 08:31:01 GMT 2000

> i can't find a solution to the following problem. Samba works fine as a
> fileserver but sometimes, mostly when transfering large files (> 1Mb) 
> it transfers the complete file (both directions, to and from the
> samba-server) and then it hangs for some seconds then comes an NT-Error
> (an unknown network-error occured. session closed). Checking the
> samba-side-log-file brings: unsolicited oplock break by PID and the
> complete, uncorrupted, transfered file is in the list of locked files.
> What is wrong in that case and what can i do against this.

We had a similar problem. Turned out to be less than 100% reliable
hardware (10 year old Indigos). I don't think Irix 5.2 helped either!


      Jayne Gilmour, BSc. MSc.  Unix & Network Administrator 
       Department of Computer Science, University of Exeter

    "Why is line printer paper strongest at the perforations?"

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