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1. Still have a few questions about Samba... (Stephane Ouellette)
2. session setup failed: ERRSRV - ERRbadpw (Thomas Beer)
3. Question on making group Folders (Eric Ralston)
4. Network woes with Samba (Ryan Detert)
5. smbmount permission issue (Derek R. Pizzagoni)
6. Re: Samba Speed Question (Dave Dezinski)
7. Re: Network woes with Samba (Neal Lawson)
8. Re: smbmount permission issue (Urban Widmark)
Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2000 17:04:53 -0400
From: Stephane Ouellette <so at tektrend.com>
Organization: Tektrend International inc.
To: samba at samba.org
Subject: Still have a few questions about Samba...
Reply-To: so at tektrend.com
I have successfully configured a Samba PDC for both Win98 and NT4
machines using Samba pre3.0.0 (running RedHat 6.2 on Intel) but I still
have a few questions :
1- When a user is logged on the domain from a Win98 machine, the
command "NET USE Z: /HOME" doesn't connect the user's home drive (from
NT4, it works). I had to create a logon script for each Win98 user that
has the following command : "NET USE Z: \\MYPDC\USERNAME". When I
first used Samba 2.0.7, I could connect the home drive using "NET USE Z:
/HOME"... Any suggestions ?
2- I would like to create shares on the Win98 machines that are
accessible from the NT4 stations. In the network neighborhood, I can
see the Win98 machine but it complains with an "access denied" message
when I double-click on it... I tried to change to the Win98 machine's
configuration from "share-access level" to "user-access level" but the
Samba PDC doesn't send a list of users to Win98. Is this a role that
Samba can't actually do ?? (Note that the Win98 users can access all
shares on the NT machines)
Tektrend International inc.
From: "Thomas Beer" <tom at politologie.org>
To: "Linux Samba" <samba at samba.org>
Subject: session setup failed: ERRSRV - ERRbadpw
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2000 23:34:25 +0200
can anybody give me a hint what is wrong with my
samba config ?
testparm -L localhost -U%
doing parameter hosts allow = 192.168.1. /255.255.255.240
pm_process() returned Yes
added interface ip=192.168.1.1 bcast=192.168.1.15
not adding duplicate interface 192.168.1.1
Client started (version 2.0.7).
resolve_wins: Attempting wins lookup for name
bind succeeded on port 0
Got a positive name query response from 127.0.0.1
Connecting to 127.0.0.1 at port 139
session setup failed: ERRSRV - ERRbadpw (Bad password -
name/password pair in a Tree Connect or Session Setup are
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2000 15:24:02 -0700 (PDT)
From: Eric Ralston <ericralston at yahoo.com>
Subject: Question on making group Folders
To: samba at lists.samba.org
I recently started at a small company using Samba for
The windows login and the home directory's on the Sun
boxes. I need to be able to create group shared
folders and allow add users to it. How is this done?
Any help would be appreciated.
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Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2000 15:43:12 -0700 (PDT)
From: Ryan Detert <rcdetert at ucdavis.edu>
To: samba at us4.samba.org
Subject: Network woes with Samba
I am running the latest version of samba (well, i downloaded it last
week) and updated the version on my RedHat 6.1 machine.
Here is my setup: I have two NICs, one for connecting to DSL (eth0) and
the other (eth1) is used for masquerading my LAN. When I had DSL hooked up
everything worked fine, I could look at files in Network Neighborhood and
However, now I am without DSL until the end of the month and I want to get
the Network Neighborhood to work with Samba. When I do an
/etc/rc.d/init.d/smb restart I see something like this every time.
Shutting down SMBD: Failed
Shutting down NMBD: OK
Restarting SMBD: OK
Restarting NMBD: OK
I have tried disabling the eth0 that connects to DSL and fiddling with the
reslov.conf (and of course) smb.conf files, but nothing seems to work.
Is it the two NICs that are throwing samba off or what? Or should I just
wait for Red Hat 7 to come in the mail.
-thanx a bunch
Reply-To: derekp at sbei.com
Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2000 20:21:32 -0700
From: "Derek R. Pizzagoni" <derekp at sbei.com>
Organization: SBE, Inc.
To: samba at samba.org
Subject: smbmount permission issue
I am running RedHat 6.2 on a Sun Ultra10 with Samba version 2.0.7.
I am able to manually mount, and automount, but no matter where and how
I mount, I always get the following permissions on the mount point
d--------- 1 root root 512 Oct 5 15:43 sbe12
It happened in Samba 2.0.6, and I decided to try to upgrade via RPM to
2.0.7, but it didn't help.
I have made myself the owner of the mountpoint, and I receive the
I have included dmask and fmask in my mount command, and I receive the
I have included the uid and gid in my mount command, and I receive the
I have tried mounting both a Windows NT share and a Samba share, and I
receive the same... d---------.
Root can access the files on the remote server, but I can't (as my
Thank you in advance.
From: "Dave Dezinski" <ddez at cbf.com>
To: "David Collier-Brown" <David.Collier-Brown at canada.sun.com>,
<samba at samba.org>
Subject: Re: Samba Speed Question
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2000 23:27:05 -0400
Dave Collier-Brown wrote:
> | We've got a few NT40 servers that have more than 20000 files
> | in a single directory, that don't perform this badly. We'd
> | like to replace these servers with Linux boxes using Samba,
> | but unless we re-organize these files into multiple directories
> | (which means a bunch of custom software needs to be rewritten),
> | this isn't possible.
> | This definately is a problem that should be a looked into, this
> | is not the first time I've seen someone complain about this.
> Yes, it's an artifact of the Unix algorihms:
> linear search and the reliable writes of the
> directory metadata. The latter is adressed
> in the SGI logging filesystem, the Solaris
> logging option, ReiserFS and in ext2fs.
What still doesn't make sense to me is that I saw no noticable
improvement in speed using the ReiserFS with Samba vs ext2,
but did notice a difference in speed when cp'ing the files in the
ReiserFS vs ext2 filesystem.
> | Spliting the files up into multiple directories, is just a
> | temporary workaround, not a solution.
> Well, it's sort of a permanent workaround (;-))
> It adresses the linear-search problem nicely,
> which only a true logging fs (or caching) helps with.
I guess without having a filesystem that does some sort of directory
entry caching, there is no other way around this. I really wish there
was a better way to handle this, I understand that having 10000 or
more files in a directory is not that efficient, but it since it wasn't a
problem in NT or in the previous Netware servers we had I couldn't
see why it would be a problem here.
> NT will run out of speed on very deep b-tree
> structures, which fortunately are rare, although
> programs generating filenames sometimes stumble into
> the "bad" part of the namespace. So would hashing
> filesystems, if anyone built them.
Thanks for the reply, looks like I'll have to look into changing some
of our applications to handle the spliting up of these files into multiple
directories if Samba is the way I'm going. :-)
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2000 23:29:55 -0500 (CDT)
From: Neal Lawson <lawsonn at delta.swau.edu>
To: Ryan Detert <rcdetert at ucdavis.edu>
Cc: samba at us4.samba.org
Subject: Re: Network woes with Samba
have your configured your Windows for WINS, eg TCP/IP->WINS to point at
your samba server, and have you check your default route on your Samba
On Fri, 6 Oct 2000, Ryan Detert wrote:
> Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2000 15:43:12 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Ryan Detert <rcdetert at ucdavis.edu>
> To: samba at us4.samba.org
> Subject: Network woes with Samba
> I am running the latest version of samba (well, i downloaded it last
> week) and updated the version on my RedHat 6.1 machine.
> Here is my setup: I have two NICs, one for connecting to DSL (eth0) and
> the other (eth1) is used for masquerading my LAN. When I had DSL hooked up
> everything worked fine, I could look at files in Network Neighborhood and
> However, now I am without DSL until the end of the month and I want to get
> the Network Neighborhood to work with Samba. When I do an
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb restart I see something like this every time.
> Shutting down SMBD: Failed
> Shutting down NMBD: OK
> Restarting SMBD: OK
> Restarting NMBD: OK
> I have tried disabling the eth0 that connects to DSL and fiddling with the
> reslov.conf (and of course) smb.conf files, but nothing seems to work.
> Is it the two NICs that are throwing samba off or what? Or should I just
> wait for Red Hat 7 to come in the mail.
> -thanx a bunch
Date: Sat, 7 Oct 2000 11:33:59 +0200 (MET DST)
From: Urban Widmark <urban at svenskatest.se>
To: "Derek R. Pizzagoni" <derekp at sbei.com>
Cc: samba at samba.org
Subject: Re: smbmount permission issue
On Fri, 6 Oct 2000, Derek R. Pizzagoni wrote:
> I am running RedHat 6.2 on a Sun Ultra10 with Samba version 2.0.7.
> I am able to manually mount, and automount, but no matter where and how
> I mount, I always get the following permissions on the mount point
> (after mount):
> d--------- 1 root root 512 Oct 5 15:43 sbe12
What kernel version, default RH6.2?
> Root can access the files on the remote server, but I can't (as my
> normal username).
That suggests that smbfs has a problem getting input from the mount
program. smbmount builds a binary struct and passes this to the kernel.
The inode from the mountpoint is built using information from that struct
I'm guessing that it is some 32bit vs 64bit thing. Could it be that the
samba package is compiled vs some set of headers, creating a struct that
the kernel code can't read ...
Could you try rebuilding samba from source?
And before doing that, check that /usr/include/asm/posix_types.h contain
the sparc64 definition:
typedef unsigned int __kernel_mode_t;
and not the sparc definition:
typedef unsigned short __kernel_mode_t;
If that fails to improve, it would be interesting to see if there is a
difference in how the struct looks. Printing the size of the struct and
the offset from the start of the struct of each field in
source/client/smbmnt.c (samba) and fs/smbfs/inode.c (kernel). Let me know
if you want a patch for doing that.
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