[Samba] Windows 7 to Samba 4.1.4 in complete copies from CD/DVD

David Disseldorp ddiss at suse.de
Thu Feb 20 06:56:24 MST 2014

On Wed, 19 Feb 2014 15:32:32 -0600, Schweiss, Chip wrote:

> I have a test server setup with Samba 4.1.4.   All file interactions test
> work except when copying files from a CD or DVD to the samba share on
> Windows 7.
> I have a CD with a folder that contains 324 files and 22 sub-folders.
> Consistently if I drag/drop or copy/paste the folder in Windows Explorer
> directly from the CD to the samba share only 53 files and 4 folders get
> copied.  No error dialogs appear in Windows.  Sometimes the copy dialog
> appears other times it does not.


> The only error I see in the logs is:
> 2014/02/19 14:55:06.542523,  2] ../source3/smbd/open.c:3060(open_directory)
>   open_directory: unable to create
> Chip/FromCD/myTempHPF/ScAnVP6.2.1w/documentation. Error was
> If I launch a Samba 3.6.20 with the same smb.conf it works as expected.
> I'm not sure if this is bug or a config change I need to make for Samba
> 4.

Sounds like a serious regression. Please raise a bug to track this issue
at bugzilla.samba.org.
See https://www.samba.org/~asn/reporting_samba_bugs.txt for details.

Cheers, David

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