[Samba] Share inaccessible intermittently and often - restarting smb cures for short time

Mark Rousell mark.rousell at signal100.com
Fri Apr 24 19:41:23 UTC 2020

On 24/04/2020 17:56, Rich Webb via samba wrote:
> I am still having the annoying issue with deleting thumbs.db files which I currently have on the other install as well.  I'm not sure why there is a locking issue with these files but every time I try to delete a folder I get an error about thumbs.db being in use and can't be deleted.  

This is a common problem and it isn't Samba-related as far as I know.

You might be able to solve it on a per-folder basis by changing the view
layout in Explorer. E.g. 'Large icons' to 'Details' or 'List', or vice

Mark Rousell

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