Filesystem question

Ulf Bertilsson ulf.bertilsson at
Thu Oct 5 10:43:30 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.
> I've also noticed that simply browsing a directory in explorer
> causes just about every file in the directory to be opened to
> look for an icon to display.  Not very nice when you have files
> stored on tape.  )-:
> Some sort of fencepost or icon caching system perhaps would be nice.

I belive it will search for htm/.ini files for that folder as well.
No matter your tried turn all html crap off.

This matter for Win98/ME/2k, or maybe all Inet Explorer system.

May we address this in Samba ?

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