[Samba] wrong file size

Marco Berizzi pupilla at hotmail.com
Tue May 18 07:46:05 GMT 2004

john.nelson at teradyne.com wrote:

> >if I transfer this
> >file from this NT4TSE system to the linux box by ftp
> >md5sum are the same. So IMHO samba is involved.

> Well, maybe.  But you still haven't said HOW "Samba" is involved.
> sequence of steps did you use to copy the file?

>From the windoze side box:

net use h: \\mimas\backup
copy priv.edb h:\exchange

===Samba box===


#======================= Global Settings

# workgroup = NT-Domain-Name or Workgroup-Name, eg: LINUX2
   workgroup = domain

# server string is the equivalent of the NT Description field
   server string = Samba on Slackware Linux

   ;winbind separator = +
   idmap uid = 10000-20000
   idmap gid = 10000-20000
   winbind enum users = yes
   winbind enum groups = yes

# Security mode. Defines in which mode Samba will operate. Possible
# values are share, user, server, domain and ads. Most people will want
# user level security. See the HOWTO Collection for details.
   security = domain

# This option is important for security. It allows you to restrict
# connections to machines which are on your local network. The
# following example restricts access to two C class networks and
# the "loopback" interface. For more examples of the syntax see
# the smb.conf man page
;   hosts allow = 192.168.1. 192.168.2. 127.

# If you want to automatically load your printer list rather
# than setting them up individually then you'll need this
#   load printers = yes

# you may wish to override the location of the printcap file
;   printcap name = /etc/printcap

# on SystemV system setting printcap name to lpstat should allow
# you to automatically obtain a printer list from the SystemV spool
# system
;   printcap name = lpstat

# It should not be necessary to specify the print system type unless
# it is non-standard. Currently supported print systems include:
# bsd, cups, sysv, plp, lprng, aix, hpux, qnx
;   printing = cups

# Uncomment this if you want a guest account, you must add this to
# otherwise the user "nobody" is used
;  guest account = pcguest

# this tells Samba to use a separate log file for each machine
# that connects
   log file = /var/log/samba/samba.%m

# Put a capping on the size of the log files (in Kb).
   max log size = 50000

# Use password server option only with security = server
# The argument list may include:
#   password server = My_PDC_Name [My_BDC_Name] [My_Next_BDC_Name]
# or to auto-locate the domain controller/s
#   password server = *
   password server = srvnt1

# Use the realm option only with security = ads
# Specifies the Active Directory realm the host is part of
;   realm = MY_REALM

# Backend to store user information in. New installations should
# use either tdbsam or ldapsam. smbpasswd is available for backwards
# compatibility. tdbsam requires no further configuration.
;   passdb backend = tdbsam

# Using the following line enables you to customise your configuration
# on a per machine basis. The %m gets replaced with the netbios name
# of the machine that is connecting.
# Note: Consider carefully the location in the configuration file of
#       this line.  The included file is read at that point.
;   include = /usr/local/samba/lib/smb.conf.%m

# Most people will find that this option gives better performance.
# See the chapter 'Samba performance issues' in the Samba HOWTO
# and the manual pages for details.
# You may want to add the following on a Linux system:
#         SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
   socket options = TCP_NODELAY

# Configure Samba to use multiple interfaces
# If you have multiple network interfaces then you must list them
# here. See the man page for details.
;   interfaces =

# Browser Control Options:
# set local master to no if you don't want Samba to become a master
# browser on your network. Otherwise the normal election rules apply
;   local master = no

# OS Level determines the precedence of this server in master browser
# elections. The default value should be reasonable
;   os level = 33

# Domain Master specifies Samba to be the Domain Master Browser. This
# allows Samba to collate browse lists between subnets. Don't use this
# if you already have a Windows NT domain controller doing this job
;   domain master = yes

# Preferred Master causes Samba to force a local browser election on
# and gives it a slightly higher chance of winning the election
;   preferred master = yes

# Enable this if you want Samba to be a domain logon server for
# Windows95 workstations.
;   domain logons = yes

# if you enable domain logons then you may want a per-machine or
# per user logon script
# run a specific logon batch file per workstation (machine)
;   logon script = %m.bat
# run a specific logon batch file per username
;   logon script = %U.bat

# Where to store roving profiles (only for Win95 and WinNT)
#        %L substitutes for this servers netbios name, %U is username
#        You must uncomment the [Profiles] share below
;   logon path = \\%L\Profiles\%U

# Windows Internet Name Serving Support Section:
# WINS Support - Tells the NMBD component of Samba to enable it's WINS
;   wins support = yes

# WINS Server - Tells the NMBD components of Samba to be a WINS Client
# Note: Samba can be either a WINS Server, or a WINS Client, but NOT
   wins server =

# WINS Proxy - Tells Samba to answer name resolution queries on
# behalf of a non WINS capable client, for this to work there must be
# at least one WINS Server on the network. The default is NO.
;   wins proxy = yes

# DNS Proxy - tells Samba whether or not to try to resolve NetBIOS names
# via DNS nslookups. The default is NO.
   dns proxy = no

# These scripts are used on a domain controller or stand-alone
# machine to add or delete corresponding unix accounts
;  add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd %u
;  add group script = /usr/sbin/groupadd %g
;  add machine script = /usr/sbin/adduser -n -g machines -c Machine -d
/dev/null -s /bin/false %u
;  delete user script = /usr/sbin/userdel %u
;  delete user from group script = /usr/sbin/deluser %u %g
;  delete group script = /usr/sbin/groupdel %g

#============================ Share Definitions
#   comment = Home Directories
#   browseable = no
#   writable = yes

# Un-comment the following and create the netlogon directory for Domain
; [netlogon]
;   comment = Network Logon Service
;   path = /usr/local/samba/lib/netlogon
;   guest ok = yes
;   writable = no
;   share modes = no

# Un-comment the following to provide a specific roving profile share
# the default is to use the user's home directory
;    path = /usr/local/samba/profiles
;    browseable = no
;    guest ok = yes

# NOTE: If you have a BSD-style print system there is no need to
# specifically define each individual printer
#   comment = All Printers
#   path = /var/spool/samba
#   browseable = no
# Set public = yes to allow user 'guest account' to print
#   guest ok = no
#   writable = no
#   printable = yes

# This one is useful for people to share files
   comment = Temporary file space
   path = /tmp
   read only = no
   public = yes

# A publicly accessible directory, but read only, except for people in
# the "staff" group
;   comment = Public Stuff
;   path = /home/samba
;   public = yes
;   writable = yes
;   printable = no
;   write list = @staff

# Other examples.
# A private printer, usable only by fred. Spool data will be placed in
# home directory. Note that fred must have write access to the spool
# wherever it is.
;   comment = Fred's Printer
;   valid users = fred
;   path = /homes/fred
;   printer = freds_printer
;   public = no
;   writable = no
;   printable = yes

# A private directory, usable only by fred. Note that fred requires
# access to the directory.
;   comment = Fred's Service
;   path = /usr/somewhere/private
;   valid users = fred
;   public = no
;   writable = yes
;   printable = no

# a service which has a different directory for each machine that
# this allows you to tailor configurations to incoming machines. You
# also use the %U option to tailor it by user name.
# The %m gets replaced with the machine name that is connecting.
;  comment = PC Directories
;  path = /usr/pc/%m
;  public = no
;  writable = yes

# A publicly accessible directory, read/write to all users. Note that
all files
# created in the directory by users will be owned by the default user,
# any user with access can delete any other user's files. Obviously this
# directory must be writable by the default user. Another user could of
# be specified, in which case all files would be owned by that user
;   path = /usr/somewhere/else/public
;   public = yes
;   only guest = yes
;   writable = yes
;   printable = no

# The following two entries demonstrate how to share a directory so that
# users can place files there that will be owned by the specific users.
In this
# setup, the directory should be writable by both users and should have
# sticky bit set on it to prevent abuse. Obviously this could be
extended to
# as many users as required.
;   comment = Mary's and Fred's stuff
;   path = /usr/somewhere/shared
;   valid users = mary fred
;   public = no
;   writable = yes
;   printable = no
;   create mask = 0765

    comment = Backup Folder
    path = /mnt/data/backup
    read only = no
    public = yes
    browseable = no

samba start script:

# /etc/rc.d/rc.samba
# Start/stop/restart the Samba SMB file/print server.
# To make Samba start automatically at boot, make this
# file executable:  chmod 755 /etc/rc.d/rc.samba

samba_start() {
  if [ -x /usr/sbin/smbd -a -x /usr/sbin/nmbd -a -r
/etc/samba/smb.conf ]; then
    echo "Starting Samba:  /usr/sbin/smbd -D"
    /usr/sbin/smbd -D
    echo "                 /usr/sbin/nmbd -D"
    /usr/sbin/nmbd -D

samba_stop() {
  killall smbd nmbd

samba_restart() {
  sleep 2

case "$1" in
  # Default is "start", for backwards compatibility with previous
  # Slackware versions.  This may change to a 'usage' error someday.

Samba build script:

# Build samba for Slackware.
rm -rf $PKG
mkdir -p $PKG VERSION=3.0.4
rm -rf samba-$VERSION
tar xjvf $CWD/samba-$VERSION.tar.bz2
cd samba-$VERSION
chown -R root.root .
find . -perm 775 | xargs chmod 755
find . -perm 664 | xargs chmod 644 ## CUPS is a standard package now, so
we *like* this dependency.  :-)
#if [ -r /usr/lib/libcups.so ]; then
#  echo
#  echo "We've found libcups on your system."
#  echo
#  echo "Hit enter to build a version of samba with CUPS support"
#  echo -n "(and with a CUPS dependency):  "
#  read foo
#  CUPS="--enable-cups"
#fi ## NOTE (2003-03-07):  libcrypto no longer defines crypt(), so these
## patches are probably no longer needed (but also likely don't hurt
anything) ## We must define LIBS with -lcrypt first, or we will end up
## the crypt() from libcrypto, which doesn't support MD5.
#zcat $CWD/samba.ssl.diff.gz |
patch -p1 --verbose --backup --suffix=.orig ## Same story.  Building
with CUPS will put SSL ahead of -lcrypt if we
## don't patch it.  Thanks to Peter Christy for reporting this problem
## and helping to figure out a workaround.
#zcat $CWD/samba.cups.diff.gz |
patch -p1 --verbose --backup --suffix=.orig cd source
if [ "$ARCH" = "i386" ]; then
  SLKCFLAGS="-O2 -march=i386 -mcpu=i686"
elif [ "$ARCH" = "i486" ]; then
  SLKCFLAGS="-O2 -march=i486 -mcpu=i686"
elif [ "$ARCH" = "s390" ]; then
elif [ "$ARCH" = "x86_64" ]; then
fi # CRUFT:  options no longer supported since Samba 3.0:
#  --with-sambabook=/usr/share/swat/using_samba
#  --with-ssl
#  --with-sslinc=/usr/include/openssl
#  --with-ssllib=/usr
#  --with-msdfs
#  --with-vfs # Some of these options could be auto-detected, but
declaring them
# here doesn't hurt and helps document what features we're trying to
# build in.
CFLAGS="$SLKCFLAGS" ./configure \
  --enable-cups \
  --with-fhs \
  --with-acl-support \
  --with-automount \
  --prefix=/usr \
  --localstatedir=/var \
  --bindir=/usr/bin \
  --sbindir=/usr/sbin \
  --with-lockdir=/var/cache/samba \
  --sysconfdir=/etc \
  --with-configdir=/etc/samba \
  --with-privatedir=/etc/samba/private \
  --with-swatdir=/usr/share/swat \
  --with-smbmount \
  --with-quotas \
  --with-syslog \
  --with-utmp \
  --with-libsmbclient \
  --with-winbind \
  $ARCH-slackware-linux # -j options don't seem to work...
make mkdir -p \
         $PKG/usr/doc/samba-$VERSION/swat \
         $PKG/var/spool/samba \
         $PKG/var/log/samba \
         $PKG/etc/samba/private \
chmod 700 $PKG/etc/samba/private
chmod 1777 $PKG/var/spool/samba make install DESTDIR=$PKG # Install
libnss_win* libraries:
mkdir -p $PKG/lib
cp -a nsswitch/libnss_winbind.so $PKG/lib/libnss_winbind.so.2
cp -a nsswitch/libnss_wins.so $PKG/lib/libnss_wins.so.2
( cd $PKG/lib
  ln -sf libnss_winbind.so.2 libnss_winbind.so
  ln -sf libnss_wins.so.2 libnss_wins.so
) # I almost think this is cruft.  Almost.
mkdir -p $PKG/sbin
( cd $PKG/sbin
  rm -f mount.smbfs
  ln -sf /usr/bin/smbmount mount.smbfs
  chown -R root.bin .
) # Make sure libsmbclient gets installed:
if [ -r bin/libsmbclient.so ]; then
  cp -a bin/libsmbclient.so $PKG/usr/lib/libsmbclient.so.0.0
  chown root.root $PKG/usr/lib/libsmbclient.so.0.0
  chmod 755 $PKG/usr/lib/libsmbclient.so.0.0
  ( cd $PKG/usr/lib
    rm -f libsmbclient.so.0 libsmbclient.so libsmbclient.a
    ln -sf libsmbclient.so.0.0 libsmbclient.so.0
    ln -sf libsmbclient.so.0.0 libsmbclient.so )
  mkdir -p $PKG/usr/include
  cp -a include/libsmbclient.h $PKG/usr/include/libsmbclient.h
  chown root.root $PKG/usr/include/libsmbclient.h
  chmod 644 $PKG/usr/include/libsmbclient.h
fi cat $CWD/smb.conf.default > $PKG/etc/samba/smb.conf-sample if [ ! -r
$PKG/usr/bin/smbget ]; then
  rm -f $PKG/usr/share/man/man1/smbget.1
  rm -f $PKG/usr/share/swat/help/smbget.1.html
fi # We'll add rc.samba to the init directory, but chmod 644 so that it
# start by default:
mkdir -p $PKG/etc/rc.d
cat $CWD/rc.samba > $PKG/etc/rc.d/rc.samba.new
chmod 644 $PKG/etc/rc.d/rc.samba.new mv $PKG/usr/share/man $PKG/usr
gzip -9 $PKG/usr/man/man?/*.?
chown -R root.bin $PKG/usr/bin $PKG/usr/sbin
( cd $PKG
  find . | xargs file | grep "executable" | grep ELF | cut -f 1 -d : |
xargs strip --strip-unneeded 2> /dev/null
  find . | xargs file | grep "shared object" | grep ELF | cut -f 1 -d :
| xargs strip --strip-unneeded 2> /dev/null
) cd ..
cp -a COPYING Manifest README Read-Manifest-Now Roadmap WHATSNEW.txt
docs examples \
# These are installed elsewhere:
rm -rf $PKG/usr/doc/samba-$VERSION/docs/htmldocs \
( cd $PKG/usr/doc/samba-$VERSION/docs
  ln -sf /usr/share/swat/using_samba .
  ln -sf /usr/share/swat/help htmldocs
# I'm sorry, but when all this info is included in HTML, adding 7MB
worth of
# PDF files just to have extra artwork is more fluff than I'll agree to.
rm -f $PKG/usr/doc/samba-$VERSION/docs/*.pdf
# Also redundant also:
rm -rf $PKG/usr/doc/samba-$VERSION/docs/docbook
mkdir -p $PKG/install
cat $CWD/slack-desc > $PKG/install/slack-desc
zcat $CWD/doinst.sh.gz > $PKG/install/doinst.sh cat << EOF *** Be sure
the package contains: drwx------   2 root     root         1024 Mar 12
13:21 /etc/samba/private
drwxr-xr-x   2 root     root         4096 May  3 15:46 /var/cache/samba/
drwxr-xr-x    2 root     root          48 Aug 29 13:06 /var/log/samba/
drwxrwxrwt   2 root     root         1024 Mar 12 13:21 /var/spool/samba/
makepkg -l y -c n $TMP/samba-$VERSION-$ARCH-$BUILD.tgz

>  Were there any user visible error messages?

No :-((

> Were there any messages in the samba log files?

No. Perhaps I need to increase log level.

> You still haven't given enough information for anyone to really
> understand your problem.

I hope now you have.
One other info. md5sum are identical when coping the file from
a Windoze 2000 system to the same samba box.

> Let me take another wild guess (on too little information).  I'm
> that you aren't using "Samba" at all - you're using "smbfs".

No. I'm copy from windows to linux. I'm not mounting any windows share
on linux.

PS: Samba was builded from source on Slackware Linux 9.1
(gcc 3.2.3 glibc 2.3.2) + vanilla kernel 2.4.26

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