[Samba] Samba Dropouts...

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Fri May 30 15:51:15 GMT 2003

On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 10:47:16PM -0500, Andrew Holland wrote:
> We have a samba server (2.2.8 then 2.2.8a) running on top of a 320 GB raid 
> ATA-raid array with a FastTrack controller. Both the server and workstations 
> are running through Gigabit NIC's.  Every five or so minutes the workstations 
> loose communications with the server,  Then it takes 10-15 seconds for the 
> workstations to reconnect to the server.  The times are not specific, for 
> example it can take anywhere from 1 minute to 3 hours between drop outs, but 
> when we put a workstation under load it is (approx) 5-7 minutes between drop 
> outs.  Sometimes all stations loose the connection at once,  sometimes it is 
> only one workstation.  It does not occur in any other program except Samba. 
> If I don't get this fixed soon my boss is going to make me go back to 
> (shutters) windows

Can you get an ethereal trace between a client and server when
this happens ? This will help to debug the problem.



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