[Samba] Re.: Strange Samba Problem
R.Bauer at fz-juelich.de
Fri Mar 11 18:27:54 GMT 2005
We do have exactly the same problem. Is this already solved?
>Running SuSE 9.2. This problem happens with both the SuSE-supplied Samba on
>the DVD, as well as the SuSE update rpms to 3.0.9. We even removed all the
>*.tdb files and recreated the installation from scratch, as always carefully
>following the steps in S3BE. FWIW, this same config worked previously on this
>and earlier systems; we did not change anything on this system (other than
>applying YOU patches), and since we fire the Windows VM infrequently, we
>can't correlate when this problem started with any specific YOU patches..
>Basically, we use Samba on a host to make printers and shares available to
>Windows running on the same host in a VMware VM. We don't want anyone else on
>the LAN to see shares on this host.
>The problem manifests itself in several ways:
>1. MS Office applications complain a file is either locked by another user
>can be opened read-only, or that a file no longer exists.
>2. Using the MS Explorer window to CTRL-C and CTRL-V a file in the same
>generates no errors, but the copied file has a file size of 0 bytes.
>3. RMB'ing in the MS Explorer window to choose Create New > Folder winds up
>creating the New Folder correctly, but generating a dialog box that reads:
>"Unable to create the folder "New Folder." Cannot create a file when that
>file already exists."
>I've run a level 10 debug and didn't see anything intuitively obvious, but
>not a Samba developer! :-) Here's smb.conf below. Any ideas? Things to try?
>Printing works fine BTW, if that's helpful.
email: R.Bauer at fz-juelich.de
a IDL library at ForschungsZentrum Juelich
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