[Samba] "Delayed Write Failed"

Trond Eivind Glomsrød teg at redhat.com
Thu Feb 14 13:23:18 GMT 2002

"Kerns, Mike" <mike.kerns at boeing.com> writes:

> Anyone seen this error before?  This occurs when you use the Windows
> Explorer on a win2k workstation to double-click or right click > OPEN to
> open an Excel spreadsheet.
> "Windows was unable to save all the data for the file
> \Device\LanmanRedirector\IP.ADD.RE.SS\username\dir\dir with spaces\dir\excel
> file with spaces.xls  The data has been lost.  This error may be caused by a
> failure of your computer hardware or network connection.  Please try to save
> this file elsewhere."
> Details:  Samba 2.0.7 on an HP server running HP-UX 11.0.  The workstation
> is running win2k.  

Freaky. I just saw (5 min ago) a report on it on Linux (IA32) on samba 2.2.1a:


Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Red Hat, Inc.

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