problems with samba 2.2.1a on Solaris8

Michael Gerdts Michael.Gerdts at
Wed Aug 1 12:14:36 GMT 2001

On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 10:02:59AM +0200, Holger Reissing wrote:
> Hello,
> i got the samba binaries from (version 2.2.1a) and installed
> it on a sun e3500 with solaris8 running (newest sun patches included).
> after starting nmbd the machine get problems with the network
> interface. it seems that the nmbd process locks the interface in
> certain intervals so that the machine isn't reachable at this moment
> for ping, ftp, telnet ... . i used the interfaces, max xmit, dns proxy
> parameter but it doesn't matter. the nmbd.log says nothing.

FWIW, I have a similar configuration (E3500, Gigabit, Solaris 8, 10/00 +
latest recommended and security patches, + a few other patches) and have
seen no problems.


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