[Samba] Problem With Big File Transfer on Windows Client

Warren Beldad advisory22 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 8 07:23:48 GMT 2007


what's your setting for "strict allocate"?
try setting it to "no" if you set it to "yes"...
the default is "no".

please let me know the result because I have the same problem.


On 12/22/06, ninoxp at free.fr <ninoxp at free.fr> wrote:
>     Dear All,
> I use Samba 2.2.12 on an embedded linux system as a server and a windows
> xp
> (with SP2) pc as a client directly connected together with a cross-over
> network
> cable (I have also tested with a normal network cable).
> Everything works well such as connection or small files transfers but we
> have a
> huge problem when we try to transfer a big file (~700 MB) from the client
> (Windows) to the server (embedded linux). No problem in the other side.
> Indeed, windows displays an error saying that "the specified network name
> is no
> longer available", the copy process is stopped but it seems that data are
> still
> sent to the server but finally the file copied is corrupted (bad
> checksum).
> Moreover, we have performed different kinds of tests such as using a Linux
> client or using a Linux PC as a server (with a Windows client) and
> everything
> goes right. We assume that our problem comes from our Linux Embedded
> system but
> we cannot find out the critical point. Moreover logs messages do not give
> us
> more information execpting the "oplocks" problems, which are not the
> problem
> origin.
> Thanks in advance for your help.
> Let me wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year.
> Kind regards from France,
> Nicolas LOUIS
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