REPOST: Meaning of "tdb_free: left read failed at ...?"

Ralf G. R. Bergs rabe+samba at RWTH-Aachen.DE
Tue Feb 4 09:14:35 GMT 2003

On Mon, 03 Feb 2003 17:20:26 -0600 (CST), Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:

>Looks like the tdb went over the 4Gb line.  As a quick work around,
>Stop nmbd; rm /var/run/samba/unexpected.tdb; and start nmbd back up.

No, this has never been a work-around. The problem comes up again VERY quickly.

>It looks like an overflow in the tdb read offset.  I don't think tdb's 
>support 64-bit file size (of the actual tdb itself) IIRC.  This is by 
>design I believe.

What exactly does that mean? I compiled Samba with large file support. Was this 
an error? I absolutely NEED large-file support. (To recap, this is under 
Debian/GNU Linux/i386 3.0, running kernel 2.4.20.)



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