[Samba] Re: Windows Explorer hangs when clicking on a samba share
Miguel Da Silva - Servicio de Informática
cibonato at fcien.edu.uy
Tue Aug 8 16:29:25 GMT 2006
On Tue, 8 Aug 2006 10:57:09 -0400
tacallah at insb.uscourts.gov wrote:
> FYI: I found out the problem. When I specified the "netbios name" setting
> under my global section, the long delay went away.
> Here is my original E-mail:
> I am new to samba and Linux. I mapped a drive from my Windows XP
> workstation to the /opt directory on the Linux box. When I am in Windows
> Explorer and I am viewing the samba drive, I can click on any directory or
> file on that drive, and the speed is very fast (like a local drive). If I
> click on another drive and click on the samba drive again after five
> minutes or so, my workstation hangs for about 15 seconds until the
> directories from the samba drive finally show up. It appears to be
> authenticating my connection. After the waiting period, all is fast
> again. On other hand if I walk away from my desk for awhile and Window
> Explorer is already on the samba drive, there is no hanging when I return
> and click on something on the samba drive. In short, my workstation hangs
> when initially clicking on the samba drive from Windows Explorer. Does
> anyone have any ideas?
> I have also noticed that if I go to DOS and change directory (cd), it
> comes up quickly, and I can even edit a file on the samba drive from DOS
> with no problems. If I bring up Windows Explorer immediately after
> editing the file in DOS, my workstation hangs again.
> Below is a condensed version of my smb.conf. I have also tried adding
> SO_KEEPALIVE IPTOS_LOWDELAY to the socket options. That did not help
> server string = Samba server
> log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
> max log size = 50
> security = user
> socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
> dns proxy = no
> comment = opt directory
> browseable = yes
> path = /opt
> public = no
> valid users = myuserid
> writable = yes
> Thanks in advance for any responses!
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Is the server's hostname different from the DNS entry related with the server's IP number?
Miguel Da Silva.
Servicio de Informatica.
Facultad de Ciencias.
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