Re: samba problem with kernel 2.6.32-279.*

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On 08/15/2012 06:25 AM, Mogens Kjaer wrote:
> Hello,
>
> We use Norton Ghost, running in a PXE booted DOS, to
> handle Windows XP images.
>
> The images are stored on a samba share on our CentOS 6
> server.
>
> This has worked without any problems for years.
>
> After kernel 2.6.32-279* it has stopped working.
>
> The symptom is that if I boot in DOS, and do:
>
> net use x: \\myserver\ghostimages
> dir x:
>
> I get an infinite loop where the first file name is
> listed again and again.
>
> Going back to kernel-2.6.32-220.17.1 on the server fixes
> the problem.
>
> The problem exist with kernel-2.6.32-279, kernel-2.6.32-279.2.1,
> and kernel-2.6.32-279.5.1.
>
> Samba is version samba-3.5.10-125, the server is x86_64.
>
> Where should I look for a solution to that problem on
> the newer kernels?
>
> Mogens
>

I don't this would impact it, but if the underlying file system of the
samba machine's file system is ext4 and if it is a 64-bit machine, it might.

http://joejulian.name/blog/glusterfs-bit-by-ext4-structure-change/



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