[Samba] XP clients & inexplicable pauses

Bradley W. Langhorst brad at langhorst.com
Wed Oct 23 06:08:01 GMT 2002

On Wed, 2002-10-23 at 00:26, Jeremy Wohl wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I recently upgraded two client/server pairs to WinXP and Samba 2.2.6
> (on Linux).
> Browsing mounted shares causes hangs when right-clicking or double-clicking/
> launching files -- about 15 seconds.  During this, precious little network
> activity is occuring.  Something is hanging, locking, sleeping.
> Appreciate any advice.  Hope it's a simple fix.  If not, I'd appreciate
> advice on where in the code I might start instrumenting/debugging.
look at the logs before you look at the code...

you can tail -f them while you do the troublesome actions to get an idea
of what the server is getting...

could be a client problem


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