[Samba] Delayed Write failures with Windows XP

Ken Schneider kschneider at rtsx.com
Tue Dec 24 14:52:01 GMT 2002

Or you could try the follwing link:


Extended ACL's helped with this type of problem here.

On Tue, 2002-12-24 at 09:38, Hall, Ken (ECSS) wrote:
> > We have Windows XP users who have their desktop folders on a Samba share.  Some of them have been getting "Delayed Write Failure" messages recently on the "cookies/index.dat" file.  At first I
> > thought it was a fluke related to a network outage we experienced, but now I'm finding out it had been happening previously, and it's still going on.
> > 
> > This is Samba 2.2.5 on SuSE Linux SLES7 on S/390.
> > 
> > Does anyone have any ideas?  Thanks.
> > 
> One respondent suggested giving all users admin authority to the share, but that's not acceptable for a number of reasons, and since the problem isn't consistent, I don't see why this would help or be
> necessary.
Ken Schneider
Senior UNIX Administrator
Network Administrator
kschneider at rtsx.com

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