[Samba] large files

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Mar 16 14:58:01 MDT 2011

On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 08:54:19PM -0400, Ellis Golub wrote:
> Jeremy --
> On file open or copy, the progress bar pop-up comes up and and the green bar
> begins to move.  Somewhere between 1/4 and 3/4 done, the bar stops.  If I wait
> long enough, I sometimes get an error message saying that the folder containing
>  the file being opened is not available.  After some more time elapses, windows
> explorer closes, or the open file dialog box closes.
> File opeations are otherwise completely normal.
> The file size which freezes is not absolute.  5mb files mostly copy and open
> normally. A 10 Mb powerpoint file freezes, but a 12 Mb tif image opens.
> I upgraded to samba 3.5.8 today in hopes that things would work better, but no
> joy.
> Any help would be appreciated.

Re-CC:ing the list so others can help. Please capture a wireshark
trace on port 445, and also log at debug level 10 - the last part
of the log should show what is going wrong.


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