[Samba] Windows XP Machines (well mostly the XP ones) hanging

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Tue Jun 10 15:50:01 GMT 2003

On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 10:24:38AM +0100, James Jeffrey wrote:
> Hello Folks,
> I will personally send $50(AU) of Pizza to anyone that solves this one :)
> We have a network comprising approx 30 Windows workstations all logging in
> to a samba machine running as a PDC. The main exported file system is an NFS
> mounted file system, but this was happening back when this was an xfs file
> system as well. ACL's are enabled. We are running Samba Version 2.2.8a. The
> server does not appear overloaded.
> Multiple users have reported that when they are trying to access files
> across the network their machine hangs for approx 20 secs then continues as
> normal. This does not happen every time, but does happen quite frequently.

Can you get a sniffer trace from their machine at the time this
happens ? It's probably the only way you're going to reliably
track this down.


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