[Samba] Strange behavior with file that have a .exe extension...

Simon Hobson shobson-lists at colony.com
Wed Sep 29 12:00:36 GMT 2004

Kevin Riggins wrote:
>I am running Samba 3.0.7 on a Redhat EL3 server.  Any action I attempt
>with a file that has an .exe extension takes quite some time to occur.
>For instance, a right-click to get properties menu takes 15 seconds,
>when executing the file it takes 8-10 seconds to start, drag-and-drop
>takes several seconds to start, etc.  If I rename the file to a
>different extension or perform the same actions with another file type,
>everything works just fine.

Just a thought, do you have any virus scanner installed that might be 
scanning the file when you access it ?


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