[Samba] Problem: Reading files which are still written...

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Tue Jun 17 04:54:20 MDT 2014

On Mon, 2014-06-16 at 20:53 +0200, Markus Bartsch wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just upgraded my vdr to Ubuntu 14.04 and now i have Samba 4.
> On my Windows-machine i can no longer watch videos which are still 
> recording... (with VLC)
> On samba 3 this was no problem, but on samba 4 the playback always 
> stopps at the point which was the actual filelength wenn i started the 
> playback.
> I also mounted the video directory to an other linux machine via nfs and 
> shared it there with samba3. This works like ever...
> i've also downgraded to samba 3 and everything is fine again...
> I have got no idea whats going wrong there...
> markus
That sounds really annoying. When you did the 14.04 upgrade, were there
any changes made to smb.conf? Maybe if you could post the current
smb.conf that doesn't work we could spot something.

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