Problem with samba under RH6.0 dropping data
paul at grammatech.com
Wed Aug 4 15:30:39 GMT 1999
I just upgraded my server from RH5 to RH6. I am seeing two problems
that may be related.
1. When I do an smbtar I get errors on some of the files:
My command line:
# smbtar -v -s schroon -x "D$" -d gt -p z -u backup -t /usr/tmp/a.tar
The error message:
Error reading file \gt\STk-dist\Demos\Html-Demos\Images\backward.gif.
Got 0 bytes
Didn't get entire file. size=714, nread=0
The file is created in the tarfile, but is all nulls.
2. When I do an smbmount of a share onto my RH6 server, then
cd in there and look at the files using ls and cat, they have
strange modification dates:
-rwxrwxr-x 1 paul staff 5706 Dec 28 1905
# touch download_form2.html
-rwxrwxr-x 1 paul staff 5706 Apr 7 1968
On the NT side the dates are also messed up, but they are different
than the dates the linux box sees on the samba mount. I see a range
of dates reaching into 2025!
I upgraded from version 2.0.3-8 (which ships with RH6) to
the samba-2.0.5a-1 rpm from the RedHat ftp site, but both of the
I know others have encountered at least the first problem, but
I could not find any solution.
Can anyone help me?
Paul Anderson. GrammaTech, Inc. http://www.grammatech.com
paul at grammatech.com Tel: +1 607 273-7340
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