[Samba] path to long in samba-2.2.5
lenneis at wu-wien.ac.at
Fri Jul 5 04:59:03 GMT 2002
> I have a problem with samba-2.2.5 and Win2000. I try to copy a file onto my
> home share and the explorer takes a long time to copy the file. After a
> while (ca. 30 seconds) there comes an error-box: path is to long (Der Pfad
> ist zu lang.)
> The error just gives me an OK-button. The files is correctly transmitted. I
> checked it, but if takes a very long time and there comes the error-message.
> What can it be?
> And here the smb.conf
check for corruption on the NTFS file system you copy the file
from. NTFS on a Win2k box I am using managed to link two directories
together in a circular fashion so that the resulting name looks like
As soon as you try to access that directory via the command line or
Explorer, the message that you received (Path too long) is generated
for obvious reasons. I have not found a way to get rid of that
directory, Win2k lacking the necessary tools ...
email: lenneis at wu-wien.ac.at
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