THE problem with no soluce?

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Tue Sep 25 12:47:09 GMT 2001

 Julien VALIENTE wrote:
> I only can put
> on this
> two servers little files (??). The max filesize appear to be at most
> 1Mb.
> The errors are logged in my /var/log/samba/juskordi.log (my win98
> computer's
> name). They look like that:
> ====================
> [2001/09/18 10:38:58, 1] smbd/service.c:make_connection(550)
> juskordi
> ( connect to service jusk as user jusk (uid=***,
> gid=***) (pid
> 620)
> [2001/09/18 10:40:12, 0] lib/util_sock.c:read_socket_data(477)
> read_socket_data: recv failure for 736. Error = Connection reset by
> peer
> [2001/09/18 10:40:12, 1] smbd/service.c:close_cnum(581) juskordi
> ( closed connection to service jusk
> // on win98 a message box appear saying "transfert aborted" or
> "cannot
> access to the ressource"

	That's a client disconnect: suspect a bad
	ethernet NIC card... we've seen this same kind
	of wierd behqavior before!

> I read on the web that it can be the network cards, but my 3 linux
> computers
> using redhat have the same card and one works fine...

	try using ftp ato see if it handls big files,
	and if that doesn't help, swap cards around
	and see which card the problems follow...

>		It's the stragest think i've never
> seen... The
> transfert is ok, but it appear that samba detect something wrong
> with the
> client and delete the file !!

	Windows has a "delete file on failure" feature, that's
	actually usefull (prevents broken files from being
	renamed into place of the unbroken .BAK file)

sorry I can be more helpfull...

David Collier-Brown,           | Always do right. This will gratify 
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