[Samba] Re: file download crashes samba

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Sun Jun 11 16:12:31 GMT 2006

On Sun, Jun 11, 2006 at 08:07:08AM -0400, Christopher Johnson wrote:
> All -
> I've ran some more tests and I think I have come across some good
> results.
> I decided that if the problem is truly related to my network card
> driver on my current system then I should have the same problem using
> NFS.  So I configured NFS and mounted it on my mac and was able to
> download any directory with any number of files within it without a
> problem.
> After looking around a bit more I also found posts of people with
> problem similar to this using samba.  I'm confident that the problem is
> within samba and not my network card driver.

If your server crashes hard so you have to reboot it, it's not a
Samba problem, it's a OS problem (drivers or something kernel related).

Samba is a *userspace* program. If the kernel crashes hard running
a userspace program the kernel has a bug. By definition.


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