[Samba] Samab 3.0.6 problems
jra at samba.org
Thu Sep 9 23:47:15 GMT 2004
On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 12:55:11PM +0000, Patrick wrote:
> 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.
I think the sendfile() system call seems to be broken in
the debian kernel. Try adding "use sendfile = no" to your
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