[Samba] Samba 2.2.1a

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Dec 10 22:26:00 GMT 2002


Strongly recommend you update to the most recent version 2.2.7, there will
be an update early next week that fixes issues with files larger than 2GB.

Your current version 2.2.1a is rather old and has known issues with WinXP.

If you need further help, please email me directly.

- John T.

On Tue, 10 Dec 2002, Chris Lum wrote:

> Hi, I'm hoping you could help me or at least direct me to someone who does
> know.  We're in a situation where there are at least 30 Windows XP users.
> We run Samba 2.2.1a as our file server with Red Hat Linux 7.0
> Just a couple of days ago, samba crashed for the first time in a while.  One
> hour later it crashed again, then the next hour, then the next...this has
> been happening for the past 2 days.  I've been keeping track of when it
> crashes and it's almost every hour.  This even happens when no one is
> accessing the network. I am constantly monitoring it.  The SMB services
> Fails when it crashes so i'm constantly having to reset Samba almost every
> hour.  What could be the problem and what would you advise I try to diagnose
> this?  It seems like everytime someone accesses the file server it crashes.
> Could it be Windows XP not being compatible with Samba?  PLease advise.
> Chris Lum
> 250-728-3301 ext 216
> Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre
> Bamfield, BC

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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