[Samba] cannot access files, directory browsing fine ...

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Sep 16 19:36:02 GMT 2004

On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 03:22:35PM -0400, Szymon Machajewski wrote:
> Hello.
> I've just spent some time figuring out why on my RedHat ES server samba
> allowed me to connect, browse directories, but as soon as .exe was in
> the dir it would freeze.
> I couldn't open text files or anything else.
> It turns out that the Redhat kernel does not play well with 'sendfile'
> functionality.
> so I added:
> use sendfile = no
> and I'm back in the game.

What kernel version are you using ? It's starting to look like sendfile
may be broken on 2.4.x kernels.


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