NT crashes during smbtar
david at cobite.com
Mon Jun 29 21:59:50 GMT 1998
On Mon, 29 Jun 1998, Rick Flower wrote:
> You are not the only one that sees this problem.. I posted another message
> about this approx. 1 month ago (or less). We see it here frequently using
> Samba in conjunction with Amanda. All of our machines are NT 4.0 with SP3
> (or in some cases SP2). Everything you say it true -- no networking layer.
> I've talked to one other individual that saw this problem. I suspect that
> if and
> when more people start seeing this problem, then and only then will it get
> addressed... For now, nobody appears to be too interested in finding out
> WHY it happens.. Like I wrote in my last message, I had some idiot reply
> to my initial message saying that it must be NT's fault! Yeah right!
> -- Rick
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Mansfield <david at cobite.com>
> To: Multiple recipients of list <samba at samba.anu.edu.au>
> Date: Thursday, June 25, 1998 9:37 PM
> Subject: NT crashes during smbtar
> >I have been regularly crashing my NT boxen trying to back them up via an
> >smbtar (smbclient). The crash is not complete - the network layer on NT
> >goes away. You can still operate the console, but no net traffic. This
> >is NT workstation and server 4.0 with sp3. The UNIX samba server is
> >Solaris 2.5 with the latest samba version (1.9.18p8?) also with other
> >samba versions.
> >I tried updating the NT tcpip stack with the teardrop fix (hoping that
> >someone would have found this little bug) but no go. The machine has a
> >3c595 NIC in case that matters.
> >I don't THINK the machine crashes except when being accessed like this via
> >smbclient, although it did crash once when copying from this machine to a
> >samba server via a third party nt workstation (does this copy go through
> >the intermediate machine or is it smart enough to copy direct?)
> >Any clues?
> >Please cc direct to me in case I miss responses in the digest.
> >| David Mansfield |
> >| david at cobite.com |
> >| |
> >| (212) 536-9115 |
| David Mansfield |
| david at cobite.com |
| (212) 536-9115 |
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