[Samba] fI'll post again as I did not get any replies

simo idra at samba.org
Sun Jan 13 01:34:47 GMT 2008

On Sat, 2008-01-12 at 20:07 -0500, Travis Forghani wrote:
> Hello,
> I'll post again.  If anyone has any idea of what might be causing the 
> issue described below, let me know your ideas?
> > Hello,
> >
> > I've setup a basic Linux Workgroup via SAMBA.  Everything is working 
> > fine except for the following:
> >
> > I just replaced a Windows 2003 Storage Server with CentOS 5.1. When my 
> > users start copying TIF images from the now CentOS 5.1 server, XP 
> > copies the images sporadically. For example: folder1, folder2, 
> > folder3, folder4; each folder has 5 sub-folders in it numbered 
> > sequentially (00000, 00001, 00002, etc.); each sub-folder has 100 
> > images in it. When from an XP box, a user highlights folder1 and 
> > pastes it to their local drive the copying of the sub-folders and the 
> > images is sporadic. For example: first 00003 is copied and in 00003 
> > image 98 is copied and then image 25 and then image 60 and etc.; once 
> > 00003 and all of its contents are finished with, the copy process will 
> > jump to 00005 and continue to be sporadic. I've been told by the 
> > CentOS forum that since XP is doing the writing, XP is causing the 
> > problem. I am running the latest Samba available for CentOS 5.1. Also, 
> > I have five bonded NICs in the CentOS server. Does anyone have any 
> > idea what might be going on?  I personally don't think it is an XP 
> > problem.  I also test Win 2000 and the same issue.

You are copying *from* the samba server to somewhere else?
Or are you copying from somewhere else *to* the samba server ?


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <ssorce at redhat.com>

More information about the samba mailing list