Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 121702
MSClient for DOS no long reads large files in Samba, works fine from a windows 2k and XP clients.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:01 EST
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Description of problem:
I finally upgraded my last non-enterprise server from RedHat 7.3 to
RedHat ES 3.0... Once I did this, it broke the only reason for this
server, booting up from TFP to the MS Client 3.0 in Dos 6.22 to run
Symantec Ghost 7.5 to restore a hard drive image from SAMBA to a
Strange part is, I can boot a PEBuilder CD, run Ghost32, and the
images are fine.
Stranger part is, I can boot the MS client, MAKE A NEW IMAGE with
Symantec Ghost, it still fails with the MSClient for DOS, but
restores FINE with the Ghost32 from PEBuilder.
I copied my images to a few OTHER RHES3.0 boxes, set up samba, and it
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot MS Client for DOS
2. Map a samba share off RHES 3.0 server.
3. Attempt a "check image", fails within first 200 meg of image.
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
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