Mounts to Windows 7 and "out of memory" or "insufficient server resources"

Steve French smfrench at
Wed Sep 28 12:28:38 MDT 2011

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 4:30 AM, Shirish Pargaonkar
<shirishpargaonkar at> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 4:36 PM, Steve French <smfrench at> wrote:
>> FYI - The cifs async write in 3.0 seems to exacerbate problems running
>> out of memory (apparently) on the Windows 7 system (running as a
>> server) after a large file copy to the server completes.   I have been
>> able to reproduce the same problem on Windows Vista Service Pack 2
>> (which is a good news/bad news story since my earlier testing on
>> Windows Vista showed hangs on some requests rather than returning out
>> of memory).  Does not seem to be a problem with any of the Windows
>> server versions just Windows 7 and Vista so far
> If this is a problem with Windows Vista and Windows 7, it is likely
> to be a problem with Windows 2008 Server as well.
> Basically Windows server starting Vista perhaps?

I have not been able to reproduce it against Windows 2003
or Windows 2008 server yet, but plan some experiments.
If you have additional test data on this let me know.



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