[Samba] Help with connection reset by peer

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Oct 19 20:24:46 GMT 2005

On Wed, Oct 19, 2005 at 02:33:37PM -0500, Steve wrote:
> Got a wireless A network. 1 client is connected to a wireless access 
> point, which is running WPA-PSK (TKIP)
> Several times each day, client Windows XP machine loses connection, on 
> the Samba server, log file only shows:
> [2005/10/19 14:00:53, 0] lib/util_sock.c:read_socket_data(384)
>   read_socket_data: recv failure for 4. Error = Connection reset by peer
> Other than Samba, which client pc is connected to 8 hours a day, client 
> pc has no trouble with web browsing, email, etc. only Samba.
> Wired, this does not happen obviously, but, no good way for that machine 
> to be wired.
> Used to run Wireless G, there are more than 20 networks in our area, 
> and, we could never get anywhere with G, so, have been using A with 
> great signal strength for quite some time now. It's just this annoyance.
> Is there any tunable settings that might prevent these disconnects on 
> the Samba end?

This is not a Samba problem. The client is dropping the TCP
connection - we don't know why. That's what the message "Connection reset by peer"


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