[Samba] Re: Linux freezes on large file transfers

Igor Belyi sambauser at katehok.ac93.org
Fri Oct 15 04:57:31 GMT 2004

Monty wrote:
> I am running MD 10 (Community) as a file server on a Shuttle SB61G2. This 
> setup worked very well under Mandrake 9.2 however, everytime I try to copy 
> files larger than say <550 ~650MB using MD 10, my linux box freezes and must 
> be rebooted. I can FTP the same file(s) perfectly fine to other PC 's on my 
> home net.  Small volumes of files work fine as well as ISO images, the box 
> seems to lock up only after it passes some type of treshold treshold.  I am 
> not sure what to do here.  I have installed of the latest SMB packages for MD 
> 10.  The problem still persists.
> Is there some config parameter that I must change? 

Have you tried "use sendfile = no" in smb.conf?


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