[Samba] data corruption in samba 3.4.3 ?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Jan 4 16:32:54 MST 2010

On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 11:51:14AM -0600, Shane T. Drinkwater wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using Citrix XenServer for my VM environment. I found that If I am using samba 3.4.3 and dump a vm from a Citrix xen node the resulting image is not importable(ie corrupt) into xenCenter. If I am using samba-3.3.9 and perform the same operation everything works great.  To dump the vm's from Xen I mount a samba share from the domU OS.   I use the following xen commands to dump the vm
> mount -t cifs // /mnt -o username=sdrinkwater,pass=somepass,dom=ad.pa-ucl.com
> xe vm-snapshot vm=guest_name new-name-label=backup_vm
> xe template-param-set is-a-template=false uuid=snapshotUUID
> xe vm-export vm=snapshotUUID filename=exportfilename.xva
> xe vm-uninstall uuid=snapshotUUID  force=true
> umount /mnt
> Has anyone else experienced this ?? My info is as follows
> XenServer mount.cifs version --> mount.cifs version: 1.10
> My two test samba servers where build from source with the following config
> ./configure --with-winbind --with-pam --with-aio-support

Can you log this in bugzilla so we can track it. Thanks !


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