[Fwd: [Samba] Samba 2.2.8a and sendfile]

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at richardsharpe.com
Tue Sep 2 14:22:09 GMT 2003

On Tue, 2 Sep 2003, Jarmo [iso-8859-2] Järvenpää wrote:

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> Dear all,
> I did not find anything related to this problem;
> Samba with sendfile support enabled, works fine with W2k but not with
> NT4.
> Problems with NT4 are constant lockups (which take half a minute for
> computer to start responding again) when accessing network drives.
> - All our NT4 workstations show this behaviour.
> - Disabling sendfile cures this problem.
> - W2k workstations are not affected in any case.
> Anything to test? Is this a known reason?

I have seen similar problems with recvfile (locally implemented). Do you 
have a trace/sniff?

I suspect that the sendfile code is not quite right for NT4 and the whole 
SMB packet is not getting sent properly. A trace would help.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at]ns.aus.com, rsharpe[at]samba.org, 
sharpe[at]ethereal.com, http://www.richardsharpe.com

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