[Samba] Missing last character in share name when access from Win2k

Marc Sherman msherman at projectile.ca
Mon Jan 17 01:42:38 GMT 2005

Marc Sherman wrote:
> I'm getting frequent errors on Samba 3.0.10 about failing to access a
>  share, where the name is missing its last character:
> Jan 13 20:55:42 pyloric smbd[18322]: [2005/01/13 20:55:42, 0] 
> smbd/service.c:make_connection(800)
> Jan 13 20:55:42 pyloric smbd[18322]:   vomit ( couldn't 
> find service music-ri
> vomit is a win2k (fully patched) machine.  This error occurs when 
> attempting to access the share "//pyloric/music-rip".
> When the error occurs, I can still access the share, though it does
> feel sluggish -- it's difficult for me to say for sure, though.
> I've googled for this, and found a fair number of reports of this
> issue, but no explanation or fix.  One such report is here: 
> http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2004-September/092432.html
> There's a reply to that report suggesting an upgrade to 3.0.7 to fix
> the issue, but obviously that won't help me, as I'm already running
> 3.0.10. :)

Does anyone have any information about this problem, or possibly some 
pointers on how I can collect useful debugging info to help resolve it?

- Marc

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