Can't assign...???

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at
Tue Oct 24 13:09:18 GMT 2000

"Brian A. Cline" wrote:
> Anyone know why I would be receiving this error in log.smb whenever 
> a client machine tries to access the SMB server?
> [2000/10/21 12:47:35, 0] smbd/oplock.c:open_oplock_ipc(93)
>   open_oplock_ipc: Failed to get local UDP socket for address 
>   100007f. Error was Can't assign requested address

	This is a buglet in samba: it's loking
	for a kernel oplock service, even though
	it won't use one unless told.

	It's dumb, but mostly harmless.  (You can write
	an denial-of-service attack for that port).

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