[Samba] file context menu takes for ever with 3.0.6, both sernet and suse

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Sep 6 17:15:44 GMT 2004

On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 12:11:00PM -0500, Dragan Krnic wrote:
> I've tested SerNet's ans SuSE's versions of Samba 3.0.6
> on a test member server. Joining domain, attaching share
> all works but if I right-click a file, the context menu
> takes for ever to pop up. If I select Properties, it
> takes even longer until the dialog box appears.
> Right-clicking a directory pops up the context menu
> without delay and the Properties dialog box also comes
> fast, but files are very lazy.
> The smb.conf (as well as the SuSE 8.2) is a clone of 
> another hardwarewise identical member server's
> configuration file with only the name of the server
> changed accordingly. The problem does not occur with
> samba 3.0.4.
> What's wrong?

What kernel is SuSE8.2 running ? If it's a 2.4.20 or
similar kernel try turning off sendfile. We'll disable
sendfile by default on 2.4.x kernels in the next release,
we didn't realise it was so widely broken.


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