[Samba] Problem reading docs in .pdf

Herb Lewis hlewis at panasas.com
Fri May 27 15:45:53 GMT 2005

I just tried the link on this page with mozilla and it initially came up
with blank pages as well. I paged forward a few pages and then tried to
click on one of the bookmarks. Suddenly all the pages were now viewable.
Don't know what triggered it to start working.

Roger Merritt wrote:
> At 11:51 AM 5/26/2005 -0600, you wrote:
>> On Thursday 26 May 2005 07:22, Jason Lavetan wrote:
> <snip>
>> > Am I missing something??
>> Documentation! You are missing documentation. Please read the chapter on
>> Updating/Upgrading Samba in the book "Samba-3 by Example" (aka. 
>> Samba-Guide).
>> It is chapter 8, and your copy is waiting for you at:
>>         http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba-Guide.pdf
>> Please let me know if we missed anything - it is vitally important 
>> that we get
>> the documentation right.
> First, I want to thank you for the great job you've done in improving 
> the documentation. One of my biggest frustrations when I first set up 
> Samba several years ago was the lack of documentation. Understandable at 
> the time, it was practically a one-man show then, and I was grateful to 
> have a tool that worked so well. Now I'm drowning in information, but 
> love it.
> Second, I've been able to read the docs in HTML format, which is really 
> the most convenient for me, but you (and others) always provide links to 
> the .pdf file, and I only get a blank page when I follow your links. I 
> can't figure out what's going on. I have the Adobe Reader plug-in 
> installed, but nothing shows up on the page. I've tried both Firefox and 
> (shudder) IE with the same results. I'm able to read .pdf docs at other 
> sites with no problem. One thing I haven't tried yet is to view the page 
> source code to see if I con figure out what's wrong.
> I don't mean to complain, mind you. I'd really rather not read the .pdf, 
> but wanted to let you know.

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