smb.conf parameters: sendfile, unicode
rsharpe at ns.aus.com
Sun Jan 25 19:02:11 GMT 2004
On Sun, 25 Jan 2004, Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 08:21:41AM -0800, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> > On Wed, 21 Jan 2004, Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 09:07:08PM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > > > I just wanted to quickly check with the list on a couple of matters:
> > > >
> > > > 'use sendfile = yes' is still not the default. It talked to jra at
> > > > linux.conf.au, and he was of the mind that it should be on by default.
> > > > Can I change it, and should that occur before this impending release?
> > > Please do not change it unless problem with Win9X will be fixed -- Win9X
> > > clients do not work correctly when 'use sendfile = yes' is in place.
> > Hmmm, why is this? The client should not be able to tell that you did not
> > copy the data to userspace before sending it out the socket.
> Just try this with Win9X/ME clients -- they don't like to work with PDC on
> Samba 3.0.x if 'use sendfile = yes'. In particular, browsing is broken
> sometimes and you can't access shares on a PDC. Once 'use sendfile = no'
> is in place, everything works.
Can we get a network trace please ...
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at]richardsharpe.com, rsharpe[at]samba.org,
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