[Samba] Samba crashing word and excell?

Tamas Csabina tcsabina at novell.com
Wed Feb 20 10:38:14 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

On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 09:53PM, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> 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.

> Jeremy.

Mr. White mentioned 2 problems:

sys_acl_set_file type file failed
smb_set_file_dosmode: file_set_dosmode ... (Operation not permitted)

Is this 'socket options' is related to both problems? I`m having the `smb_set_file_dosmode` error too. 

>From log.smbd:
[2008/02/19 10:33:09, 2] smbd/trans2.c:smb_set_file_dosmode(4151)
  smb_set_file_dosmode: file_set_dosmode of space/server/space/wcs/RCS/w_reset_date.c,v failed (Operation not permitted)
[2008/02/19 10:33:09, 3] smbd/error.c:error_packet_set(106)
  error packet at smbd/trans2.c(6048) cmd=50 (SMBtrans2) NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED

This problem occurred after updating to 3.0.26a.


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