[Samba] Error Saving Certain Files in Profile from Win XP PRO

___cliff rayman___ cliff at genwax.com
Sat Dec 21 19:48:01 GMT 2002

running samba 2.2.7 on linux as a PDC.
client box is win XP PRO SP1.

When shutting down windows i am getting an error message
as follows (paraphrased since it lasts for 30 seconds and disappears
no matter what you do *&*&#$#$ ):

Problem saving profile Documents and Settings/Start Menu/Programs/
Accessoreis/Entertainment/Windows Media Player.lnk

there are lots and lots of other files and settings that get saved without
a problem.  i have tried it several times, with some different settings, and
it sometimes chokes on a different file, but never completes properly.

here are some of the relevant settings from smb.conf:
        domain logons = yes
        domain master = yes
        logon drive = Z:
        logon script=logon.bat
        logon home = \\mars.genwax.test\netlogon
        logon path = \\mars.genwax.test\profiles\%U
        os level = 99
        preferred master = yes
        security = user
        path = /usr/local/samba/profiles
        profile acls = yes
        browseable = yes
        read only = no
        create mask = 0600
        directory mask = 0700

i have tried it with and without profile acls, same result.  profiles
seem not to work at all without browseable = yes.

i have checked and windows has created this directory
and it has proper ownership and permissions for the user to
write in it.

there is also a Windows Media Player.lnk that is correctly
written into the Programs directory

i have level 10 logs, but they are too big to post here.

does anyone know what the problem is, or give me some
more hints on how to diagnose it?

is anyone out there successfully running 2.2.7 as a PDC
with windows XP PRO clients?  is everything running
smoothly for production, or should i downgrade to using
the samba workgroup features only?

thanks for the help!!

___cliff rayman___cliff at genwax.com___http://www.genwax.com/

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