[Samba] Roaming Profiles & oplocks problems

Louis van Belle louis at van-belle.nl
Mon Oct 17 08:41:41 GMT 2005


did you install the User Hive Cleanup Service 

on your pc's. 

maybe the Nvidia Tray icon was holding up the logoff process.
can you install the driver again and also install de UPH Clean if not

Can you check this for me? 



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>Namens Jeremy Allison
>Verzonden: maandag 17 oktober 2005 5:42
>Aan: Rob Mason
>CC: samba at lists.samba.org; Jeremy Allison
>Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] Roaming Profiles & oplocks problems
>On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 12:12:47AM +0100, Rob Mason wrote:
>> Well, as I thought there was no LAN 'issue' as such.  I've 
>swapped cables, NICS,
>> switches - and used the cross-over cable straight between 
>the server and
>> a client.
>> However, I believe I have diagnosed the fault.  I've been monitoring
>> some of the traffic using my laptop and have inadvertently 
>logged into
>> the domain as a domain user from my laptop - it worked fine. 
> This got
>> me to thinking that the problem may be related to the 
>ghosted images on
>> the XP clients (yes I generated a new SID).  At first I 
>thought it could
>> be the NIC drivers, so I changed one of the 3coms to a Intel.  This
>> didn't chnage anything.  The only other hardware common to 
>all clients
>> was the video card - an NVIDIA TNT2 M64.  A quick Google on 'NVIDIA
>> samba roaming profiles' got me:
>> After removing the NVIDIA driver from my test client the problem
>> completely vanished!  Go figure!  I'm completely at a loss for words.
>> Why video driver software would affect SMB comms is 
>completely baffling.
>> I've put this one down to experience and will in future test hardware
>> combinations prior to adding into the LAN.
>> Thanks for all the help and guidance, it was truly 
>appreciated.  And I
>> guess it was a network issue in the end!!!
>Wow that's incredibly weird ! I wonder how the NVidia driver affects
>the SMB stack ? Windows truely is a nasty mess of twisty passages :-).
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