Filesystem question

Brad Sahr bsahr at
Wed Oct 4 16:46:35 GMT 2000

Experience with the Samba VFS feature has revealed that simply moving your
mouse over a filename within MS explorer causes SMB (and resulting disk)
activity. The file is being stat'd and open'd multiple times.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-technical-admin at
> [mailto:samba-technical-admin at]On Behalf Of Ulf Bertilsson
> Sent: Wednesday, October 04, 2000 7:40 AM
> To: Samba-Technical (E-post)
> Subject: Filesystem question
> Importance: Low
> I'm running Samba on a none multiuser filesystem.
> Yet, when I access it from windows clients, every time I select a file; I
> notice heavy disk access.
> Are there parameters to tell Samba no to give "last updated", security
> information etc ?
> I guess this might be a explorer/windows issue, anyone know any
> reg hacks or
> like ?
> Any thoughts, or I'm I lost again ?
> --
> Ulf Bertilsson

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