[Samba] file open problems

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Sep 6 11:09:26 GMT 2004

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Erik Thiele wrote:

| Hi. am running a samba server version 3.0.5 on a gentoo
| linux machine, kernel 2.6.7-gentoo-r8.

I would recommend testing 3.0.6 (or at least get the 3.0.4/5 patches
from http://samba.org/~jerry/patches/post-3.0.4/

You might also want to test the current 3.05 svn tree
since there have been some return code fixes recently.

| I am installing some proprietary commercial software we
| bought. it wants to put some of its data on network. if i
| supply this network drive from an empty share of my NT
| 4.0 server, all works. if i supply this network drive from
| my linux server, many files get installed and after a while
| he sais he cannot open a certain file on the network
| share. he asks if i have enough free space (some gigabytes are
| free) or if i have enough rights. that file has already
| been created by the setup program itself. i can open it in
| windows explorer. i can write there, save, erase, whatever.
| it works.

cheers, jerry
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