[Samba] Samab 3.0.6 problems

rruegner robert at ruegner.org
Thu Sep 9 15:16:26 GMT 2004

i think
use sendfile = no should solve your problem
sendfile may broken in 2.4.18 kernel

Patrick schrieb:
> Running on a Debian server, 3.0r Sid, 2.4.18 kernel.
> I recently did an apt-get upgrade which upgraded samba from 3.0.5 to 3.0.6 
> After this upgrade, access to all shares for all users slowed to a crawl. 
> It was possible to browse the folders, to 3-4 folders deep but then 
> Explorer would freeze on the client.Opening files failed. Copying files 
> locally resulted in corrupt files.
> Clients included WinXP, Win2K and Linux using samba client.
> I uninstalled and reconfigured the workgroup with the same results. I back-
> revved Samab to 3.0.5 with the same smb.conf file and the network is now 
> running again. 
> I have noticed a few people post issues with 3.0.6 and I wonder if there is 
> a bug somewhere? I did run a trace using ethereal - when opening files, 
> packets just stopped between client and server except for a few keepalives. 
> The samba logs didn't contain much info for my level of knowledge (debug 
> level @ 3). 
> If anyone is interested in identifying a problem, can you propose the debug 
> level required and if a trace is required. I can install 3.0.6 again for a 
> while to test.

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