[Samba] Connection dropped when copying large files to a SambaServer

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Feb 9 13:19:59 GMT 2007

On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 08:12:24AM -0500, Michelle Dupuis wrote:
> I'm not sure how best to proceed with this one either...short of generating
> a huge amount of debug info.
> One clue (should someone be reviewing the nearby code), is that the failure
> appears to occur around the time of file close!  In my tests, I can write
> out 65GB of data no problem, but around the time of file close smb hangs up.
> I don't think it's an underlying filesystem issue since an equivalent write
> using NFS to the same server works great.

What do you mean with "smbd hangs up"? It might help to see
in what syscall it hangs. strace -p <pid> should tell you

You could also compile smbd with -g and in the hang state
attach to it with gdb and give us the output of the bt (for
backtrace) command.

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