[Samba] Samba crashing word and excell?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Feb 5 17:53:33 GMT 2008

On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 05:31:42PM +0000, Benedict White wrote:
> I am having some trouble with Samba. It was working fine on an old server with 3.0.21.
> Now I have updated to 3.0.28 (via 3.0.25) and a bigger fatter faster server.
> There are two problems. Firstly the new server seems slower than the old one, and some users 
> are experiencing intermittent data loss via MS apps such as Word or Excell crashing.
> The system runs on Arch Linux, with a slightly modified package to include winbind.

>         socket options = TCP_NODELAY IPTOS_LOWDELAY SO_RCVBUF=8576 SO_SNDBUF=8576

Remove the socket options line. It always amazes me that people
think they can outguess the kernel for resource allocation.

"socket options" hails from a time long long ago, when TCP
was not so well tuned.


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