[Samba] smbclient hangs

Mair Wolfgang-awm013 wolfgang.mair at motorola.com
Wed Jun 1 13:29:13 GMT 2005

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeremy Allison [mailto:jra at samba.org]
Sent: Mittwoch, 1. Juni 2005 01:26
To: Mair Wolfgang-awm013
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] smbclient hangs

On Mon, May 30, 2005 at 05:09:15PM +0200, Mair Wolfgang-awm013 wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm having problems with using smbclient on a win2k share. The server runs samba 3.0.14a on Solaris 9.
> I want to tar the whole directory of a share. Into a file on the server
> What I found out so far is, that it works until a maximum file count of 35. It is not size dependant but if the file count in that share exceeds more than 35 the smbclient hangs for ever and with the time is consuming up all the available memory. Until the server hangs as well due to a lack of memory space. 
> Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

This is probably the "infinate spin" reading directories
bug which we've fixed in SVN. Try this patch for 3.0.14a.


Hi Jeremy,

thank you, that patch fixed the problem.


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