Samba 2.2.3a + Win2K
mgeddes at tellurian.com.au
Mon Mar 25 23:54:06 GMT 2002
Matthew Geddes wrote:
> I've got a client who's running Samba 2.2.3a on their RedHat 6.2 server.
> They've got a number of Windows clients, all of which are a stock
> Windows 2000 with no service packs installed. There is another machine
> (a Toshiba laptop running the Toshiba "version"/"distribution" of
> Windows 2000), which doesn't report as too having service pack 2
> installed, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's not.
> All of the above clients are able to join the domain and generally do
> windows-type stuff, but whenever the laptop attempts to display a
> networked directory with more than 200 files (not a precise number) in
> it, explorer crashes. The laptop doesn't have the same problem
> displaying "large" directories on other Windows 2000 machines.
Found the problem. It's actually to do with Windows 2000 (or that
particular copy) doing those lovely preview-thumbnail-icons and coming
across some files it didn't recognise or got confused about. It just so
happened that these files only existed in some of the larger directories.
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