[Samba] request [*] timed out!
emmett at mindpie.com
Tue Nov 23 01:06:14 GMT 2004
Diogo Galvão wrote:
> I've been using Samba for a long but having some trouble now after
> changing the server.
> Here is the environment:
> Server: Linux Slackware (current / after version 10), Samba 3.0.7,
> Kernel 2.4.27
> Client: Linux Slackware (current / after version 10), Samba 3.0.7,
> Kernel 188.8.131.52
> The problem:
> My Linux client crashes most times when reading any Samba mount point.
> I've noticed the problem while browsing the directory by Nautilus (Gnome
> 2.8.0). Browsing the mount point by a terminal (ls -R /mnt/smb) is ok.
> My Windows XP client browses everything fine too.
> When I say "crash" I mean it becomes stalled. After waiting for a long
> (minutes and minutes depending on the quantity of files in the
> directory) it gets back.
> The /var/log/message shows the following:
> Nov 21 20:18:17 redqueen kernel: smb_add_request: request [d716fe60,
> mid=1497] timed out!
> ... (many times)
> Nov 21 21:17:14 redqueen kernel: smb_lookup: find mp3/Bush failed, error=-5
> ... (for many files in the directory)
> The logs on the server do not show anything relevant.
> I've read that it may be cause of the "resolve host" method in the
> server. It is configured to use only "host" and the server has
> /etc/hosts configured properly as does the client.
> I really apreciate any help to solve this issue.
> (sorry for my English)
I have been having the exact same problem. Windoze clients have no
problems, it seems to be OK when accessing connection via linux
terminal, i.e., ls -l /smb/mnt/point, and fails when accessing via file
manager, both konqueror and nautilus.
It started when I upgraded to FC2 and has caused me to use nfs for Linux
to Linux connections. I didn't get any better with FC3 and subsequent
I can add some additional information:
Once an SMB mount "crashes" I am unable to umount without -l (i.e.,
umount -l /smb/mnt/point). With out the -l parameter I get a "device
busy" error. Once I do umount with -l, I am able mount and access the
connection (until it fails again).
If you need more information I'de be glad to collect and send debug
and/or log informaiton.
Like Diogo, any help would be appreciated.
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