[Samba] Random "File Not Found" errors Using Samba, Works on NetApp

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Fri Aug 23 09:14:00 GMT 2002

On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 12:54:33PM -0500, Clay Jordan wrote:
> I am experiencing a strange problem where I am randomly getting "file not
> found" error messages on a Samba share when they are accessed via a series
> of tcl scripts running from a Win2K server.  Some of the scripts are located
> on the 2K server and some reside on the Samba share. Unfortunately, this is
> a third party application and I do not know enough tcl to usefully
> troubleshoot it from that direction; however we also have a second site
> using a similar setup except that the share resides on a NetApp Filer and
> there they do not experience this problem.
> Nonetheless, I am fairly sure that the problem resides with the tcl scripts
> possible passing additional control characters when trying to access files.
> In addition to this problem, occasionally trash files are generated with
> control characters such that I have to do a find by inode and delete them
> from the UNIX side. I am using Samba 2.0.9 as provided by HP on an HP
> 9000/RP7410. I have also compiled and tried later Samba versions ( 2.2.5
> compiled by me and 2.2.3a as provided by the latest HP package) and the
> problem gets worse, zeroing out the contents of one of the initial tcl
> scripts used from the Samba share.

Samba 2.2.5 is the latest production version, 2.2.6 is being prepared
for release.

Can you give us the scripts so we can try and reproduce against
the latest CVS code.



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