Sidebar to Apple OS X SMB issues across VPN

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at Sun.COM
Mon Oct 24 19:02:31 GMT 2005

  I find I have a problem with overlapped requests and 
NBSS Continuation messages.
  To disambiguate the latter,
is there a specific set of operations which cause them?
In the sample I have it's FIND_FIRST2, FIND_NEXT2,
Read and Create/Write.  Is this an exhaustive list? If
not, is there a way of enumerating the continuable 


David Collier-Brown wrote:
>  GPL is fine, it's a nawk script (:-))
>  I'm code-reviewing it today, anyone a nawk/gawk
> person to review it on Linux, etc?
> --dave
> Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 23, 2005 at 04:31:25PM -0400, David Collier-Brown wrote:
>>> I did a quickie SMB profiler that works on any capture
>>> file tethereal can read.
>>> Running it on this server gave me the following breakdown:
>>> This was a side-effect of my timing FIND_FIRST2 in large directories,
>>> which seems to be slower that expected on OS X: we're going
>>> to compare it to Linux next.
>>> If this is a useful tool for the team, I'll happily donate it.
>> I'd love to have it, so long as it's GPL, not under that Sun
>> crappy license :-). (I had arguments with Sun engineers and
>> execs at the NAS conference this week due to the license being
>> explicitly GPL incompatible.... :-).
>> Thanks,
>> Jeremy.

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