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RE: Hang on WinXP with Samba-Networkprinters [solved]

From: user100 <user100_at_lisec-sw.com>
Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2008 10:00:16 +0200

An update to Samba version 3.2.3 solved this problem here.


> Hello,
> We have troubles on WinXP and TortoiseSVN in combination with printers
> on Samba. The explorer hangs when browsing the server itself (not a
> share of the same server). It works on Vista and it works on the same
> server if a share is browsed (which means no printers are listed).
> Example entries in the Explorer:
> \\server -> Explorer freeze on WinXP (SP2 or SP3)
> \\server\someshare -> ok on WinXP
> \\server -> ok on Vista
> \\server\someshare -> ok on Vista
> TortoiseSVN Version is 1.5.2 - Version of samba is 3.2.1
> Removing TortoiseSVN solfed the problem and browsing the server on WinXP
> is possible.
> Removing all printes "solfed" the problem too (browsing was possible again).
> I tried to isolate this a little bit and set up a synthetic brand new
> samba-server (no PDC, no LDAP, ...) and added one printer without
> drivers for windows via cups and it works without problem too! But even
> if I just enable one printer on our full setup real samba-server the
> explorer on WinXP freezes when TortoiseSVN is installed. It´s ok on
> Vista. It´s ok when browsing some shares below the server (so no
> printers are shown).
> Excluding "\\server" in the settings of TortoiseSVN below "Icon
> Overlays" does not help (means explorer-freeze). "Icon Overlays" for
> Networkdrives are not selected too (but that´s no real drive with a
> driveletter but browsing the server directly). It does not even make a
> difference if choosing "default", "shell" or "none" in status-cache
> (means freezes all the time). Removing TortoiseSVN on the client or the
> printers on the server helps.
> Sometimes it seems that restarting samba on the server unlocks the
> freeze and all shares and printers are listed even on WinXP. But that´s
> of course no solution. So I don´t know exactly what is the problem here
> but a combination of WinXP (SP2 or SP3) and Networkprinters on samba
> make problems with installed TortoiseSVN.
> Greetings,
> user100

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Received on 2008-09-01 10:01:28 CEST

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