[Samba] share not enabled after samba upgrade -- fixed

Trey Nolen tnolen at internetpro.net
Thu Aug 1 16:07:02 GMT 2002

Well, I upgraded to the 2.4.18 kernel, and it fixed our problem. Thanks
for the suggestion!

Trey Nolen

On Thu, 2002-08-01 at 15:30, Jeffrey B. Green wrote:
> Trey Nolen wrote:
> >I have a Debian server running Samba that I just upgraded from Samba 2.0.X
> >to 2.2.3a. All the configuration files stayed the same, but after the
> >upgrade one program is giving errors.  This is a program that several people
> >use at one time. After the upgrade, only one person at a time can use it at
> >a time. The program gives an error that says that sharing is not enabled for
> >drive F:. It says that share or vshare needs to be run in the autoexec.bat.
> >All my other programs are working fine.  I tried changing oplocks to no, but
> >then it wouldn't even let one person in the program (it gave the same
> >error). Any ideas on what I need to change?
> >
> >
> >Trey Nolen
> >
> I've seen and captured debugging information about this behavior under 
> Debian Samba 2.2.3a(-6), and posted it to the list several weeks back. I 
> changed everything I could possibly change thinking it was a 
> configuration issue, with no results -- but I suspect a  locking 
> function call that will eventually be discovered by someone more 
> knowledgeable. I was told it was probably the kernel being too old. That 
> samba server is no longer running Samba (or Linux for that matter) 
> because this was a mission critical application and it just wouldn't run 
> on Samba (they couldn't spend any more time testing or reconfiguring) 
> where it ran fine under 2.0.8. Another server running this same 
> application in another office awaits updating from Potato, but until 
> this is resolved it will stay right where it is.
> Jeff Green
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