ATTN Development TEAM - "invalid mid from server"

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue Mar 27 15:11:06 GMT 2001

On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, Hurf Sheldon wrote:

> Hi,
> We are having a problem with smbclient running tar back to a FreeBSD
> system for Amanda. smbclient seems to be choking on large files. Of
> the many singularly uninformative error messages, the primary error*
> is "invalid mid from server" Searching all FAQ's and news groups shows
> this has been a problem for several users since 8/2000 with no
> published response from anyone except a cryptic note to "downgrade to
> 2.0.7", which is the version smbclient claims to be. Do you have or
> can you point to any further information?

I know you are backing up to a FreeBSD box, but what is the OS of the
client system?

Cheers, jerry
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