About a week ago, I was able to successfully mount my home directory, which is on a Linux box, to the Windows XP box we have, using samba. This week however, it's acting strangly.
Map the drive; it's successful. Try listing some files …
Z:\>dir Volume in drive Z is ? Volume Serial Number is 2E0D-011F Directory of Z:\ File Not Found Z:\>dir *.jpg Volume in drive Z is ? Volume Serial Number is 2E0D-011F Directory of Z:\ 11/12/2000 09:32 PM 15,678 seanroy.jpg 09/05/2002 11:00 PM 7,134 flower.thumb.jpg 04/28/2003 11:32 PM 77,731 Untitled-4.jpg 04/28/2003 11:33 PM 130,531 Untitled-5.jpg 04/28/2003 11:33 PM 137,230 Untitled-9.jpg 04/28/2003 11:33 PM 143,943 Untitled-20.jpg 04/28/2003 11:33 PM 165,048 Untitled-27.jpg 04/28/2003 11:33 PM 128,356 Dad & elephant.jpg 04/28/2003 11:33 PM 143,821 sean at desk.jpg 9 File(s) 949,472 bytes 0 Dir(s) 8,011,644,928 bytes free Z:\>
Like I said—wierd. Short directory listings are fine; anything too large (and I'm still trying to define “too large”) and it simply hangs. But it's not like a massive amount of data causes it to hang—I viewed a 40M Quicktime movie so it's not that. And the behavior just started this week. A week ago—it was fine.
I even went so far as to download, configure, install and run the latest
samba; it still exhibits the same
Like I said—wierd.
Then again, this is Windows we're talking about …