[Samba] 3.0.9 homes share and read-only MS Excel files

Robert M. Martel bob at urban.csuohio.edu
Tue Dec 14 20:24:03 GMT 2004

On 12/14/2004 03:06 PM, Michael Wynne wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm hoping that somebody out there can help with this strange problem...
> First off I'm running Kernel 2.6.9, Samba 3.0.9 on Debian Linux, with 
> WinXP clients.
> Users working out of their home directories are creating and saving 
> Excel documents and when they later attempt to edit and save the 
> document they've created it results in this message from Excel 2000:
> "Document saved successfully. Cannot reopen the saved document due to 
> low memory. Please close the document."

Just another data point.  O have seen this issue as well under samba 
3.0.9 running under Solaris 9.  I've not yet had a chance to dit into it 
yet other han seeing the file permissions get switched to 444 or at 
times 400.

-Bob Martel
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