[Samba] Need help troubleshooting TCP thrashing, possible kernel bug?

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Feb 9 08:03:03 UTC 2017

On Wed, 8 Feb 2017 20:15:05 -0600
Paul Klapperich via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Well that was easier than I thought. Here's the default config
> provided by archlinux's samba package, but with "deadtime = 1"
> included. With this config, shares mounted via mount.cifs thrash on
> port 445 after a few minutes. I think the reconnect logic in the
> kernel's CIFS client is broken. Should I report this on the kernel
> mailing list?

It doesn't seem to be a Samba bug, it seems to be a mixture of Freenas
adding the wrong lines in smb.conf and possibly a kernel bug, whether
you report this, is up to you.


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