Corrupted Excel files, oplock_break(905) errors

Cole, Timothy D. timothy_d_cole at
Wed Oct 27 15:11:31 GMT 1999

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Nicolas Williams [SMTP:Nicolas.Williams at]
> Sent:	Thursday, October 21, 1999 15:41
> To:	Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-TECHNICAL
> Subject:	Re: Corrupted Excel files, oplock_break(905) errors
> I've still not seen a complete, correct analysis of why the Solaris
> kernel and smbd fail to notice the dead TCP connection and myself and
> others have speculated here before about the source of the bug (NT?
> Solaris?). At any rate, the preexec/postexec stale smbd detector script
> that I use does the trick.
	IIRC, the NT4 TCP/IP stack fails to send FIN when the connection is

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