[PATCH] file change notification

Juergen Hasch Hasch at t-online.de
Fri Feb 14 21:21:04 GMT 2003

Hi Tim,

Am Freitag, 14. Februar 2003 21:52 schrieb Tim Potter:
> On Fri, Feb 14, 2003 at 08:28:55PM +0100, Juergen Hasch wrote:
> > Hello Hal,
> >
> > thanks for  coding this patch, unfortunately it doesn't work for me.
> > Checking the generated network packets with ethereal shows that the
> > NT_NOTIFY packet I receive on the Windwows side
> > is invalid. The packet (frame size as shown in ethereal) is much too
> > short, it's size is 93 bytes, it should be 162.
> How well does ethereal handle SMB change notify?  I can honestly say
> that I've never seen it happen.  (-:

actually it looks quite good :-)
Attached is a capture from two W2K machines talking to each other.
Packet No. 19 shows the NT NOTIFY response packet.

This capture was made using the Windows version of ethereal, the Linux
version crashes on my machine when opening the capture file.
Maybe you can fix that ;-)

> If you send me a bunch of captures I can fix any misdissections or
> any other problems with ethereal in this regard.
> Tim.


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