FreeBSD + samba 2.2.2 problems; semi-solution

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri Jan 18 10:43:06 GMT 2002

On Fri, Jan 18, 2002 at 12:45:25AM +0000, Mike Silbersack wrote:
> @#$@#$@#$#@$@$$#@$@#$#@$#@%$$#%@!$!@#$!@#$!@#$
> Sure enough, I just did a tcpdump and caught a failed connection.  Sure
> enough, there's something weird going on at the tcp level.  At the point
> where the connection dies, it turns out that a packet gets lost, fast
> retransmit is triggered, and the missing packet is retransmitted no less
> than 6 times; an ack is never received for any of these 6 retransmissions.
> Many seconds after that, one of the ends gives up and just resets the
> connection.
> I'll do more debugging tomorrow... right now it sure looks like this isn't
> samba's problem.

Ok. I'm not going to apply the timeout fix, as I want to keep core
parts of 2.2.3 as stable as possible.

Let's revisit it for 3.0. In the meantime bug Jordan @ Apple. They
depend on Samba working and they're running a proprietary FreeBSD
variant .....


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