Client frequent disconnection + strange logs
David.Collier-Brown at canada.sun.com
Fri Jul 21 12:22:42 GMT 2000
François Désarménien wrote:
| in the log.machine, I find at the same timestamp close requests,
| followed by two line of the form:
| [timestamp]lib/doscalls.c:dos_ChDir(336) dos_ChDir to
| [timestamp]connexion closed for user compta
| and then a reconnection to the same user, at the same timestamp.
Hmmn, people seem to be reporting that a lot these days...
Normally it indicates one of
- an error on the client
- the client timing out
- an error seen by the client
One commentator had a bad hub, another only saw
it on a particular machine, others didn'd see
anything unique that might cause it...
Can you look at your net with a snooper (eg, etherial,
tcpdump) and look for suspicious packets just before the
disconnection? The chap with the bad hub was seeing (if
memory serves) truncated packets.
| [timestamp]PAM_pwdb: (login) authentication failure;
(uid 0) -> compta for samba service
This look like a normal failure reported by the pam module
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