Samba crashing Debian TCP/IP stack ??

Steve steve at
Tue Oct 3 11:04:25 GMT 2000

Yeah I got the same setup too.. I compiled my own version and I am running
it as a daemon. 
I do have a cheap hub and I do get a lot of collisions while using the

Im running the OS on a k6-2/200MHZ with 32MB ram.

Have any more idea??? 
Thanks for your help,

On Tue, 3 Oct 2000, Ries van Twisk wrote:

> > I have a linux machine that is running Debian Linux with kernel
> > version 2.2.17. I compiled Samba 2.0.7 and I have my configuration
> > working correctly but when I put a large load on Samba, my network on
> > the server crashes. It seems that it only crashed  when using Samba. I
> > have ftp'ed from the server and downloaded large files and that works
> > fine. I have sent large amounts of data to the server using FTP and
> > that works fine. But when I transfer a lot of data using Samba, the
> > network dies. I have run "/etc/init.d/networking stop" then
> > "/etc/init.d/networking start" again to get everything back up. I have
> > put Samba in a various debug levels but I can't find any clues.
> > 
> I don't have any problems with it. I run Debian to exept:
> 1) I run a 2.2.16 kernel because of my raid 5 system (Dell 
> poweredge 2400)
> 2) I compile my own samba because I needed cups support and 
> potato does not have cups compiled in.
> Does it run from inetd or as deamons?
> I run it from deamons.
> Ries

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