Samba and client oplock breaks over WAN
ed at schernau.com
Sat Nov 20 10:10:56 GMT 1999
This only happens with PCs on the other end of a bridged 56k DDS line.
It also affects DOS and W98 clients the same.
Clients can log onto the domain ok, and browse. But trying to drag
a file, or even right-click it in W98 explorer, cause the machine
to hang, and eventually blue screen with a VREDIR VXD error.
If I copy to Samba, sometimes it works, but then the file is zero bytes.
Copying from Samba sometimes works, but then I cant delete the file
locally, I get strange read-only or permission errors in Win98.
Is there a problem with the lag of the 56k link somehow?
I've seen some failed oplock breaks and a few timeouts in the logs. I
can get logs if this doesnt sound like a familiar (i.e. already
Thanks for any help, I'm kind of in a bind here!
Edward Schernau http://www.schernau.com
Network Architect mailto:ed at schernau.com
Rational Computing Providence, RI, USA
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