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Bug 131229 - Windows XP cannot write to a samba share
Windows XP cannot write to a samba share
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Fenlason
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-08-30 03:47 EDT by Marc Giger
Modified: 2014-08-31 19:26 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-09-03 13:29:20 EDT
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Description Marc Giger 2004-08-30 03:47:46 EDT
Description of problem:
Since the upgrade to samba-3.0.4-6.3E we have troubles to save files,
create new directories on our samba server. This happens only with
winXP clients. All other win clients seems to be ok. I don't know if
only the german Version of XP is affected?
We are not using Samba as a PDC.
It worked with the previous samba version.

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How reproducible:
Login to a samba share with windows XP and create a new directory or
copy a file to the server.

Actual results:
1. Create a new directory: With german XP it creates a Directory
"ordn" and then the windows explorer crashes...
Normally a new created directory is called "Neuer Ordner"

2. Copy a file to samba: Server ask to save file in 8.3 format and

Additional Infos:

[2004/08/30 09:36:37, 1] smbd/service.c:close_cnum(798)
  c18102 ( closed connection to service abacus
[2004/08/30 09:45:43, 0] smbd/nttrans.c:call_nt_transact_ioctl(2073)
  call_nt_transact_ioctl(0x90028): Currently not implemented.
Comment 3 Suzanne Hillman 2004-09-02 14:00:40 EDT
U3 included an update to bring samba to 3.0.6.x - please check if your
problem is resolved with the U3 update.
Comment 4 Marc Giger 2004-09-03 05:53:38 EDT
The samba update fixed the problem!

Thank you.
Comment 5 Suzanne Hillman 2004-09-03 13:29:20 EDT
Closing as per comment #4.

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