[Samba] Odd problem with samba v.3.0.20b

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Oct 24 11:59:45 GMT 2005

On Mon, 2005-10-24 at 13:22 +0200, Thomas Bork wrote:
> Andreas Oster wrote:
> > [2005/10/24 12:29:33, 0] smbd/service.c:make_connection(798)
> >   novaws20 ( couldn't find service aoste
> > The last five messages are the relavant ones. The share mentioned
> > (aoster) is the home share of user aoster. This not only happens with
> > the home share but with all other configured shares. The last letter
> > seems to truncated.
> > Does anybody have a similar/same problem ?
> This is a *long* standing bug in samba 3.0.x (in all versions I tried up 
> to 3.0.21pre1). Sometimes the last character  of the services is 
> truncate here too, but the server is nevertheless working properly:
> [2005/10/24 03:09:32, 0] smbd/server.c:main(805)
>    smbd version 3.0.21pre1-01-for-eisfair started.
> [...]
> [2005/10/24 03:19:40.521307, 0, pid=11532] 
> smbd/service.c:make_connection(802)
>    tb3 ( couldn't find service publi
> The service is named 'public' and not 'publi'.

The trouble is that we don't know where the string is being trucated.
It is not as simple as 'in the tree connect', as ethereal shows the
string to be already truncated.  It must be somewhere else, but it also
appears non-fatal:  I've never heard of it actually breaking setups,
just making noise.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc.        http://suse.de
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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