[Samba] nmbd keeping old data

Tim lists at kiuni.de
Sat Jan 31 02:35:40 MST 2015

I have seen this too. But didn't mind for now because after adjusting DNS settings I haven't seen it again.

Am 29. Januar 2015 18:12:08 MEZ, schrieb schulz at adi.com:
>We are having a problem that I suspect is due to nmbd giving out
>information. Unfortunately the problem can not be reproduced
>We have a build system that runs on our Solaris machines where the
>files are copied into a distribution directory after being built. Note
>that copying a new file on top of an old one does not change the file
>PC users sometimes will see the file as having the date as it was
>the updated file was copied into place.
>For users running Windows XP, they do get the new contents. For users
>running Windows 7, they may well get the old contents as Windows 7
>will cache recently accessed files and not re-transfer them if the date
>has not changed.
>I have tried touching the containing directory and touching the file to
>update the dates again, but the PCs contunue to see the old dates. If
>I delete the file and then copy it back in again then the PCs finally
>see the new file correctly.
>Am I correct in thinking that nmbd is sometimes caching old information
>and refusing to update it's view of things? Are there any settings that
>affect how nmbd may cache data?
>Tom Schulz
>Applied Dynamics Intl.
>schulz at adi.com
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