[Samba] Peculiar issue when loading images via samba/cifs
david.brewer at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 07:42:21 GMT 2008
That did it! My only regret is that I didn't ask before spending
several hours fiddling with my samba config settings. Next time I'll
know to look at apache earlier on. Thanks so much!
On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 12:33 AM, mallapadi niranjan
<niranjan.ashok at gmail.com> wrote:
> try setting " EnableSendfile off" in httpd.conf
> On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 12:55 PM, David Brewer <david.brewer at gmail.com>
>> I am using Enterprise Samba 3.0.30 on RHEL 4 to share a directory of
>> images between two servers. I'm using CIFS to mount the share. Both
>> servers expose the images over the web via Apache2.
>> On the server with the mounted share, when I load a page with many
>> images embedded, some of the images load only partially -- some part
>> of the image draws normally, and then the rest is just blank. On the
>> server with the images directly on it, this problem does not occur.
>> Some details about the images that don't finish loading on the server
>> using the share:
>> * The problem occurs in Firefox 2 and in Opera 9, but the images load
>> normally in IE.
>> * The problem only occurs the first time you load the image. If you
>> then hit reload on the page to get the images from the cache, the
>> images load fine. However, if you "shift-reload" to force a reload
>> from the server, the problem occurs again.
>> * The same images always fail in exactly the same place.
>> I had a very similar setup working using Ubuntu Gutsy, but of course
>> that was a different version of the kernel (2.6.22-14-server vs
>> 2.6.9-67.ELsmp) and of Samba (3.0.26a vs 3.0.30).
>> I've been experimenting with increasingly more esoteric settings in
>> the smb.conf and in the options I am using to mount the share via
>> cifs, but without any luck. Does anyone have some insight into why
>> the combination of a certain browser + the fact that the files are
>> coming over a cifs share might lead to this kind of behavior? And,
>> more importantly, what can I try to resolve it?
>> Thanks in advance for any help,
>> David Brewer
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