Fixed: OpLocks caused the corruptions/slowness (Was: How Samba let us down)

David W. Chapman Jr. dwcjr at
Sat Nov 23 01:09:00 GMT 2002

> David> Duplex problems are a simple example like setting full-duplex
> David> on a half-duplex switch might.
> David> A bad cable or NIC could cause intermitten problem as well.
> David> Yes packets would get retransmitted, but who's to say the
> David> retransmitted packets won't get dropped as well?
> Uh, RFC793, section 2.6 maybe?  I think people would notice a total
> network failure, so I am excluding that possibility.

No, I'm not talking about things that would cause total network 
failures, just packet errors that would cascade the way a broadcast 
storm would for non switched ethernet.

David W. Chapman Jr.
dwcjr at	Raintree Network Services, Inc. <>
dwcjr at	FreeBSD Committer <>

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