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Re: XFS vs. ext3



On Feb 26, 2003  15:34 -0500, John Stoffel wrote:
> Well, the obvious questions are:
> 
> 1. How big is the file, and how is it corrupted?  Does Shake keep the
>    file around, or does it delete it when done?
> 
> 2. Have you talked with the Shake developers to get them to tell you
>    what the errors are or could be?   To me it looks to be an
>    application error of some sort, but obviously it could be anything. 
> 
> 3. Are there any messages on the Samba server side logs?  
> 
> 4. How big are the files on average, and how are they stored in terms
>    of directory structure?  Are they all in one directory, or does each
>    client get it's own directory?
> 
> 5. Can you repeat the error by just having some program on the NT box
>    (such a windows explorer) copy an equivilent number of same sized
>    files to the Sambad server and see what happens?   Let's try to get
>    Shake out of the equation here if we can.
> 
> 6. What version of Samba are you running on the server?
> 
> Basically, I think we need a bunch more info before we can figure out
> anything.  I personally lean towards an application/samba interaction,
> but I could be completely wrong.

John, you are coming into the discussion late, and most of these things
have already been covered.  The application works fine when the Linux
server is running XFS under Samba, and not when it's running ext3.  So
clearly the error is on the Linux side somewhere.

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/





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