problem with Samba

Urban Widmark urban at
Tue Oct 10 09:07:59 GMT 2000

And let's send a copy to the list too ... grmbl.


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Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2000 11:06:54 +0200 (CEST)
From: Urban Widmark <urban at>
To: Tricolon / Jonathan Salomon <jonathan at>
Subject: Re: problem with Samba

On Tue, 10 Oct 2000, Tricolon / Jonathan Salomon wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a little problem with Samba. I already searched Deja and posted this

You don't have a samba problem, possibly a smbfs problem.

> smb_trans2_request: result = -32, setting invalid
> smb_retry: new pid=395, generation=138
> Anyone knows what this means? I included my smb.conf and /etc/fstab (since I
> automount my NTshare) below:

Yes, it means that the connection was dropped (probably by the NT) and
that a new connection was created to replace it. No error, just paranoia
logging. I assume nothing stops working?

The message should perhaps be changed into "Success! we got a new
connection" to illustrate what it actually means. A common error is
	smb_retry: signal failed, error=-3
But then things stop working.

generation=138 means that it has reconnected successfully 138 times.


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