[Samba] Notification changes sometimes works, sometimes no

Paolo Minazzi paolo.minazzi at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 12:08:32 GMT 2008

Hi Volker,
thanks for your fast replay.

I have the log. It is large.
zipped is 160KB, unzipped more than 3MB
Where can I post it ? I don't think the mailing list is the right
place .... it is too big !

I already insert the bug in https://bugzilla.samba.org

Some details :

I attach
-configure parameter


On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 12:02 PM, Volker Lendecke
<Volker.Lendecke at sernet.de> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 11:44:12AM +0200, Paolo Minazzi wrote:
>> Hi.
>> I have compiled samba 3.0.28 and 3.0.30 under both ARM and x86.
>> I have enabled inotify into the kernel.
>> I use kernel for both ARM and x86.
>> I see a strange problem about notification changes. Sometimes
>> automatic notify works,
>> sometimes not.
>> Now I will show who reproduce the error I see.
>> I have installed SAMBA on
>> *******
>> PHASE 1
>> *******
>> I open an explorer window and I insert "\\".
>> A window with USER and PASSWORD appears.
>> I insert user and password, and my share called "RootDisk" apperars.
>> A click on "RootDisk", and I can use my share. It works OK, and also the
>> notification is OK. I can create files and remove then, and I have the
>> automatic update.
>> *******
>> PHASE 2
>> *******
>> Now I close my explorer window.
>> I open a new explorer windows.
>> I enter "\\".
>> I click on "RootDisk".
>> Now, If I create or remove files, then notification does NOT works !
>> I have to press F5 key.
> Please file a bug at https://bugzilla.samba.org and upload
> your smb.conf and a debug level 10 log of smbd.
> Volker

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