[Samba] Samba 3.4.3: Acces problem with EA attributes

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Nov 20 12:36:20 MST 2009

On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 01:06:51PM +0100, Arendt, Volker wrote:
> Hi all,
> we still have an access problem with samba 3.4.3 on AIX 5300-10-01-0921, mounting a GPFS filesystem. The error started to appear a few weeks ago when we were still on 3.4.1. We do not have this problem on 3.0.26a, but we need to go to 3.4.3 due to Windows Vista and Windows 7 requirements.
> The upgrade to 3.4.3 did not solve our problem. 
> Here is a sample error:
> [2009/11/17 10:55:54,  1] smbd/service.c:1047(make_connection_snum)
> ( connect to service temme$ initially as user temme (uid=15213, gid=10513) (pid 217140)
> [2009/11/17 11:22:51,  1] smbd/dosmode.c:213(get_ea_dos_attribute)
>   get_ea_dos_attributes: Cannot get attribute from EA on file .: Error = Function not implemented
> There is a bug open (#6775) that looks somewhat like our problem.

This means you have no functional EA support on this
filesystem. This is required if you want to support
DOS attributes in EA's. You need to fix that before
Samba will perform correctly on this machine.


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