[plug] Fwd: Samba issues

Brad Campbell brad at fnarfbargle.com
Sat Mar 12 21:56:17 UTC 2016

On 12/03/16 21:36, Kevin Shackleton wrote:
> Oops, sorry David, obviously this was supposed to go to PLUG . .
> Is there nothing in /var/log/samba?
> Have you played with oplocks and buffers?  Some years ago now our Samba
> server was much better than our NT server (see - I said it was a while
> ago) with keeping up connections over a WAN, I believe because of these
> settings being more generous than NT's.  Possibly with some trade-off in
> potential corruption but we never had a problem.  Could be with your
> hammering the system with a deluge of scripts there are moments when a
> response does not come quickly enough for Win7.  Raises the question of
> if anything in Win7 CIFS is tunable in the Registry.
> Ultimately though I'd go with the NFS suggestion.

Yep, it never even occurred to me to see if Win7 spoke NFS. That's 
gold!. Thanks both of you.

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