homes bug - two different solutions

Michael Collin Nielsen michael at
Thu Jul 15 07:04:48 GMT 2004

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 09:01:51PM +0200, Michael Collin Nielsen wrote:
>>I'm running samba-3.0.4 on a solaris 8 box and is investigating a setup 
>>where samba acts as a domain member in a windows 2000 domain with 
>>windows XP sp1 clients.
>>Here is what I this is hapening:
>>The computer is started and the guest user connects to samba and instals 
>>printers, my testuser then logs in, and register_vuid registers a homes 
>>share in his session and in the global service table. The user then logs 
>>off, and the computer is rebootet. After the reboot, the test user again 
>>connects to samba, register_vuid again tries to register a homes share, 
>>but now the service is already registered in the global service table, 
>>and therefore register_vuid does not register the homes share in the 
>>user session, and sets vuser->homes_snum = -1
>>I have made two diffs against samba-3.0.4 source:
>>password-reuse-service.diff is the patch that reuses the servicenumber
>>password-update-service.diff is the patch that updates the service
>>They are available at:
>>Hope you will take look at these :-)
> Thanks a lot Michael,
> Here is the fix I came up with. If you could test it out I'd
> appreciate it.
> Thanks,
> 	Jeremy.

I cannot reproduce the error when using your patch, so I'd say it is 
good :-) I now get some Reusing service messages in my logs as expected.

Thanks a lot for the swift reply :-)



    Michael Collin Nielsen  mailto:michael at
    Sysadm in Faculty of Humanities, Aalborg University

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