[Samba] Win 2k Professional problems with shares...

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Sat Feb 2 09:48:04 GMT 2002

On 30 Jan 2002, Rich Feather wrote:

> Hi,
> First of all gr8 job with SAMBA and thanks for your hard work.  
> I've recently installed a RH 7.2 system (Samba 2.2.1a) to replace an
> aging Novell 3.12 server in a small law firm (6 clients).  The client
> are running Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 2 installed. 
> The box is a white-box, Celeron P800 with 256 megs of RAM, Intel
> motherboard with Intel InBusiness 10/100 NIC, (2) RAID mirrored 20 gig
> 7200 hard drives.
> The server is running as a WINS server and PDC.  The clients are all
> running NetBIOS over TCP/IP.  All of the clients have joined the domain
> and we map two shares on every logon.  
> What I'm finding is that, occasionally, the client disconnects and when
> it tries to reconnect, it gets an error about the share already being in
> use.
> I've seen several posts on Google, but no definitive answers. Has this
> been reported as a bug in Samba?

I'm pretty sure I've seen this happen between 2k and 2k so I'm not 
convinced it is oour buig (but am open to someon proving me wrong).

chau, jerry
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