[Samba] The case of the disconnecting network shares
jra at samba.org
Tue Dec 15 21:12:57 UTC 2015
On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 07:54:58AM +1100, John Gardeniers wrote:
> Hi Jeremy,
> Using Samba without Windows seems rather pointless, as no other OS needs it,
> nor can test it to any truly useful extent.
Oh, not true ! Linux cifsfs needs it - it's used by
SONOS, SageTV, and many other embedded clients, and
our own torture tests are *extremely* good at testing
> Thanks for point out the man page, which I've always taken as be referring
> to Samba 3, not Samba 4.
Why would you think that ?
> I can only wonder why there's a site dedicated to
> Samba 4 documentation and this information isn't there.
The man pages are current for all releases. As I said,
we generate the code for smbd from them.
The web pages are a bonus. The man pages for
parameters should always be correct.
> If the default deadtime = 0 and we haven't changed it then that's obviously
> not the culprit and I need to keep looking for a cause.
OK, then you'll need to do what Volker suggested and
try and isolate a capture trace to catch it in the
act from a specific client.
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