Still [Samba] Problems with Samba 2.2.7 and Mac OSX?

Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu Jul 3 16:56:36 GMT 2003

On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 12:18:34PM -0400, Glenn Sieb wrote:
> (Some more info)
> I have a FreeBSD server running Samba 2.2.8 now (updated from 2.2.7).. I've 
> turned log levels to 10... I have a user who needs this machine to do her 
> job, and she uses Mac OS X, the latest 10.2 updates have been applied. She 
> routinely cannot connect to this box, and gets an error -36, which means 
> she needs to reboot every time she gets this.
> The logs show *NOTHING* when she tries to connect and gets a -36. The 
> machine is properly joined to the domain, and I can reach it from any of my 
> Windows boxes.
> She has VERY spotty connections to this... we've set her NetInfo domain to 
> be the proper name, she can *ping* the Samba server in question, she can 
> SSH to it, but just keeps getting these annoying -36 errors. Even updating 
> this to 2.2.8 hasn't fixed anything...
> Please--she's getting very upset about not being able to work, and I'm 
> getting upset that I don't know Macs well enough to help her out more 
> (she's basically our only OS X user).. is there anyone out there who's had 
> similar problems getting OS X to talk to Samba?

You might want to report this to Apple. We test with the Apple
client at CIFS connectathon, and Apple ship Samba, so I know
it works, but I haven't seen this particular error.


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