[Samba] Writing operations to a Samba share fail

Walter Mautner retlaw.rentuam at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 15:58:07 GMT 2009

Am Tuesday 21 April 2009 13:30:28 schrieb Elias Knuutila:
>   Hi,
> I have a problem with Samba occasionally starting to fail with any write
> operations to a public share. When Samba is started clean, everything
> works OK. Then at some stage some users start to experience errors
> trying to write into a share. At the same time other users may not
> perceive any problems.
> System is Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 with Samba version
> 3.0.22-13.23-SUSE-SLES10. Filesystem Reiserfs, with about plenty of free
> space, RAID. Simultaneous connected clients up to ~15. Samba is also a
> primary domain controller. Users log on it to authenticate into the
> domain, with local (not roaming) profiles. No problems have appeared
> with this.
> Samba log and strace shows errors that are not very helpful to me.
> Following error messages are found in log.smbd:
> error packet at smbd/notify.c(55) cmd=160 (SMBnttrans) NT_STATUS_CANCELLED
> error packet at smbd/trans2.c(2629) cmd=50 (SMBtrans2)
> error packet at smbd/nttrans.c(652) cmd=162 (SMBntcreateX)
> error packet at smbd/nttrans.c(95) cmd=160 (SMBnttrans)

Looks like a forced reiserfschk is overdue.

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