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

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2008 08:23:25 -0400

On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 04:00, user100 <user100_at_lisec-sw.com> wrote:
> An update to Samba version 3.2.3 solved this problem here.
> Greetings,
> user100

Thus proving what several people on this mailing list have been saying
for a few weeks - there was a bug in Samba which was only exposed by
the latest release of SVN.

>
>> 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. Itīs ok on Vista. Itīs 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 thatīs 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 thatīs of course
>> no solution. So I donīt 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 14:23:35 CEST

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