Connection between Windows2000 and Samba 2.0.7 drops after
Randolph S. Kahle
RandyKahle at KahleAssociates.com
Sat May 20 03:32:57 GMT 2000
I am running Samba 2.0.7 on RedHat 6.1 (2.2.14-12 kernel). My client is
Everything seems to be working fine in my network (I can browse, make
connections, etc., etc.). However, under heavy use I find that I "drop" a
connection between my Windows2000 machine and Samba. It happens predictably
after about 2000 to 2500 files.
If, for example, I make a connection as in:
net use z: \\sabino\share /USER:user
d:>xcopy *.* z: /S
Everything starts out OK. About 2,000 files are transferred and then I get
the error message:
File creation error - The network path was not found.
If I do a
I see that the connection to Z: is reported to be "disconnected".
I drop it with
net use z: /d
and then I can reconnect again (usually, sometimes I have to wait a while
before I can make the connection again).
I started the daemons with
from the /bin directory (so I am not using inted).
Any suggestions on what I should try to debug this? Or is this a bug to be
reported to the development team?
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