Serious Samba-Bug ?

Gerald Carter jerry at
Fri May 3 11:46:03 GMT 2002

On Fri, 3 May 2002, Lars Heineken wrote:

> Hi Folks !
> Today I found another bug in vesrion 2.2.3a : Our unix-server hosts a
> samba-share that contains all files from the win98-CD. Every
> win98-client maps this share as drive Z. He uses this drive when win98s
> asks for the windows-cd. After Upgrading the server from samba 2.0.7 to
> samba 2.2.3a the win98-machine locks when he tries to access this
> "windows-cd-rom-drive-share" The normal browsing via explorer works
> fine, but the selection of "Z:\" as Source of the win98-CD (during the
> dialog "new hadrware found" eg.) locks the win-machine completely. After
> changing the binaries smbd and nmbd back to version 2.0.7 on the server,
> everything workes fine again.

Please try to reproduce this against Samba 2.2.4.  If the 
problem still occurs, a level 10 debug log of the client
connection posted via FTP would be helpful.

cheers, jerry
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