smbfs: fails to read long dirs

Urban Widmark (
Thu, 3 Dec 1998 11:46:27 +0100 (MET)


I have a problem with smbfs. We have a directory containing a lot of
windows bitmap pictures, 5187 at latest count. I get this message when I
try to list the contents:

smb_proc_readdir_long: name=, entries=3208, rcls=1, err=123
smb_refill_dircache: readdir failed, result=-2

I get these two lines each time I try to:
cola:~>ls -alF /smbfs/bilder/BMP/
total 0

Server is NT4SP3, client is smbfs included in Linux 2.1.130, win95 bug
workaround not enabled. smbclient from samba2.0.0beta2 works fine.
Other info: glibc2.0.7, system started as RedHat5.0

Ideas anyone?


Urban Widmark                 
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