delete on close problem

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Nov 13 11:13:01 GMT 2001

On Tue, Nov 13, 2001 at 02:09:31PM -0500, Scott Moomaw wrote:
> > So it isn't the bug I thought it was. Now, can you get a
> > NetMon trace between W2K client -> W2K server doing exactly
> > the same thing ? Is so, can you send me the .cap file so I
> > can take a look and try and match it with the Samba log ?
> > (Or also do a Netmon cap of W2K to Samba and send both).
> I'll see what we can get for you.  We don't have a W2K server here so I
> can't get that part.
> > Of course, what I'd really like is a method of reproducing
> > this problem here ? Can you tell me how to do this ? As I
> > recall, you did try but it was not reproducible here. There
> > must be something missing in the instructions given, as I'm usually
> > able to reproduce problems like the 4gb write etc. once people
> > give *explicit* instructions (with the 4gb problem it was
> > to do a copy filea+fileb dest, not just a copy bigfile dest :-).
> It's easy to reproduce this on our systems just by attempting to create a
> new document using Frontpage 2000 or Word 2000.  I think that you haven't
> been able to reproduce it because of the strange circumstance under which
> this began.  We use Command Antivirus for Windows 2000 on our desktops.
> After we upgraded to version 4.62.0 of the antivirus software, we began to
> experience this regularly as long as oplocks are on.  With oplocks off, I
> see an unlink request after the second open which allows things to
> succeed.  Reproducing the problem seems to involve using the specific
> antivirus package on the client.

It's possible this is a generic bug with the antivirus
software, which would happen against a Windows server also...

If you have w2k clients you should be able to use on of
them as a test server for 5 clients or so in order to
test if the problem still occurs w2k -> w2k.


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