[Samba] Samba + Quickbooks Idle Crash

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Feb 8 00:19:52 MST 2010

On Sun, Feb 07, 2010 at 05:40:27PM -0600, samba at cwraig.id.au wrote:
> I have a samba server running on ubuntu 9.10 with windows (both Xp and
> vista) clients running quickbooks (accounting software).
> Quickbooks can connect to the samba server and get access to the data
> files with no problems, if the secretary uses quickbooks continuously
> there is never a problem the system works for hours on end. However if the
> secretary leaves the software running but doing nothing for a few mins
> (somewhere between 10 and 30mins) when she tries to perform the task
> quickbooks says it cannot find the server.
> I have been running this kind of setup for a number of years on deban etch
> and this bug has only showed up when I moved to ubuntu 9.10 this year. I
> am willing to do any kind of debugging to help resolve this issue.
> Below is a copy of /var/log/samba/log.deb-sfs

Please file a bug for this. Please upload a debug level 10
log leading to this crash to the bug. If possible, please
try to run smbd under valgrind (which will slow it down a
LOT, but it will get very useful information about the
crash), and upload that output.


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