Corrupted Excel files, oplock_break(905) errors

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Thu Oct 21 17:28:15 GMT 1999

Federico Sevilla III wrote:

> I'm using Samba 2.0.5a-19990721 on a RedHat 6.0 machine with Linux kernel
> 2.2.12. My system generally works fine, however recently I've had some
> complaints about some files being corrupted. The latest and best-handled
> to enable a debugging happened at around the same time. Both clients were
> using Windows95 OSR2 machines with Excel 97 SP-2. Two users reported the
> problem and they were using separate machines. Nobody was "messing around"
> with the server (though I noticed SIGHUPs in the log files!!! I don't know
> why they were there, maybe someone could explain why Samba gets regular
> SIGHUPs and if these could cause damage?).
> Here is the log of the first user. Please pardon the excessive
> log-quoting. I'm hoping to help you all help me out. :-)

Could you try downloading the 2.0.6-pre3 snapshot and testing
to see if it fixes the problem. We have done extensive work
in this area on this issue.


	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

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