[Samba] file corruption problem - smb log informationwritten to files on shares

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Mar 15 22:32:15 GMT 2003

On Sun, 2003-03-16 at 01:37, Arva Clarke wrote:
> Hi
> I am having a really strange problem with my samba server I am currently
> running samba-2.2.1a-4 on a Redhat 7.2 box (dual PII processors, IDE raid
> promise, I GB RAM). Its being operating more or less smoothly for the last 6
> months. Suddenly users started to complain about corrupted files on shares.
> On examination of the files we noticed that smb log information was being
> written to the top of the files (the same stuff was written to
> log.machine_name in /var/log/samba Here is an example from an excel file
> that has be zapped

We have been chasing this one for a while, and I'm pretty sure we came
to some resolution since 2.2.6 or 2.2.7.  You should upgrade to 2.2.8
for the security fixes anyway, and see if the problem persists.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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