[Samba] Locked files stay locked - copy operation from XP to Samba fails

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu May 27 15:48:05 GMT 2004

On Thu, May 27, 2004 at 01:43:14PM +0100, Hamish wrote:
> I am having a very similar problem copying files from the old sbs server 
> - I thought it might be the onboard nic (1gig on asus board) so I have 
> installed an intel pro1000 (e1000 module) - this seemed to work but i 
> have just had another crash (I am a relative newbie to linux so did not 
> know how to recover from it - top did not show any zombie or cpu hogging 
> processes - even shutdown-r now would not do it so i did the nasty on 
> the reset button..)
> If i copied the directories one by one, it worked fine, but when copying 
> the whole lot (+- 40G) it dies, seemingly on different files each time.

If linux crashes hard you have either a kernel bug, driver problem or
hardware problem. It's not Samba related I'm afraid.


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