Modified file Stamp changing by 1 sec??
rpivato at cpovo.net
Thu Aug 26 12:49:08 GMT 2004
If your source is ok AND your are NOT placing your
files (temporarly) in a filesystem that doesn't have 1
sec resolution, you should verify too the way back.
As Arne said, Samba can fake 2 sec resolution for
VFAT compability. If it is ON and your are copying
the files back from the Samba server, there should be
in smb.conf set (check smb.conf man page)
for your samba share:
dos filetime resolution = no
But I guess the default is NO.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joseph Watson" <jtwatson at linux-consulting.us>
To: <smb-clients at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 7:48 PM
Subject: Re: Modified file Stamp changing by 1 sec??
> I am running NTFS, and it does handle 1 sec resolution.
> Still cant figure out what may be causing the modified file Stamp to
> On Wednesday August 25 2004 01:20 pm, Rafael Pivato wrote:
> > The time resolution is related to the filesystem not just the OS (FAT32
> > NTFS).
> > NT 4 can handle 1 sec of granularity (due to NTFS). Windows 9x can not
> > odd second due to FAT32).
> > I am not sure about *nix systems.
> > ---------
> > Rafael Pivato
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Joseph Watson" <jtwatson at linux-consulting.us>
> > To: <smb-clients at lists.samba.org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 12:59 PM
> > Subject: Re: Modified file Stamp changing by 1 sec??
> > > Yes I am going from Windows to Linux. I think this NT 4.0 box does
> > > file resolution better then 2 seconds, but I will have to check this.
> > > Thanks.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Regards
> > >
> > > Joseph Watson
> > >
> > > On Wednesday August 25 2004 11:35 am, Arne Henningsen wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > > when I was backing up files from Linux to Windows I had the same
> > problem. It
> > > > was because (some / all ???) Windows file systems have a file time
> > > > resolutions of 2 seconds. Thus, if the file time on Unix was, e.g.
> > it
> > > > had to be on Windows 7:16 or 7:18, and thus there was quite often a
> > second
> > > > difference. However, you copied the files in the opposite direction,
> > aren't
> > > > you? Maybe you can figure out, if this is also the reason for your
> > problem.
> > > > All the best,
> > > > Arne
> > > >
> > > > On Wednesday 25 August 2004 17:20, Joseph Watson wrote:
> > > > > Hello,
> > > > >
> > > > > I had a tap drive fail on my NT 4.0 server, so as a temperatry
> > used
> > > > > smbmnt to mount the NT share on my linux box. Then I used Kdar to
> > backup
> > > > > the files. This worked fine, it took 24 hours to backup 30 Gigs.
> > > next
> > > > > day I did a incramentle backup, and it was 3.6 Gigs. So I started
> > looking
> > > > > at what was changed and descovered that 90% of the backup are
> > that
> > > > > the modified date was changed by 1 sec. But the dates are sever
> > months or
> > > > > years on the past. It is clear to me these files did not change,
> > yet
> > > > > the date moved forward by 1 second. I check the properties on the
> > 4.0
> > > > > server and the linux box for some of these files, and they show
> > same
> > > > > date. But the full backup shows they were a second older the day
> > before.
> > > > >
> > > > > Has anyone seen this kind of thing before? I don't know if the
> > problem is
> > > > > with NT, smbmnt or Dar, so I thought I might ask.
> > > >
> Joseph Watson
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