[Samba] Samba 3.0.7 is broken

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Oct 22 22:44:19 GMT 2004

On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 03:26:19PM -0700, ODC wrote:
> I'm running Debian woody with all stable packages w/e to samba which is 
> from the backports collection.
> Basically 3.0.5 works, 3.0.6 and 3.0.7 do not.
> By not working, I mean connecting from a windows workstation results in 
> a login and password prompt and a 'Failed to verify incoming ticket' 
> error in the logs.  This behaviour occurs with accessing it via 
> "\\hostname\"; when its accessed via "\\ip-address\", it works perfectly.
> Nothing has changed with the configuration and this is stumping me. 
> Because 3.0.5 works pefectly with both hostname and ip-address, 3.0.6 / 
> 7 does not.
> Any ideas ? I was hoping it was a glitch in the 3.0.6 package, but I 
> don't want to stay behind too long as this is a public server.

This is probably due to your Debian system having a broken kernel
(bad sendfile) call. Set "use sendfile = no" in the smb.conf, and
yes we're turning it back off by default for 3.0.8 because of all
the broken systems out there :-(.


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