hmm. D'oh. write_socket_data error

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu Jan 25 13:47:26 GMT 2001

Chris Herrmann wrote:
> [2001/01/23 03:37:46, 0] lib/util_sock.c:write_socket_data(540)
>   write_socket_data: write failure. Error = Broken pipe
> How can I make samba less paranoid about doing lookups? 
> hosts allow = 192.168.0. 127.


I'm coming in late on this thread.  However, if you want 
to prevent smbd from preforming gethostbyaddr() calls, remove
the hosts allow line in your smb.conf.  Otherwise, you should 
make sure that all clients have forward and reverse DNS 

Cheers, jerry
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