Changes between Version 29 and Version 30 of FAQ


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Oct 13, 2009, 7:31:14 AM (11 years ago)
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Herwig Bauernfeind
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    9696||Samba smbspool.exe + smb.pdr||IBM LAN Requester||Used to print from OS/2 on a printer shared by a Samba server
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    98 ''Note: eVFS comes with eComStation 2.x''[[BR]]
     98''Note: EVFS comes with eComStation 2.x''[[BR]]
    9999''Note: smb.pdr can be found [http://members.aon.at/herwig.bauernfeind/samba/#SambaPortDriver here]''.
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    102102=== Is the Samba Server for eCS (OS/2) able to store OS/2 extended attributes properly? ===
    103 Yes, by and large. It was just recently discovered that Samba still has difficulties with very large extended attributes (slightly below the 64K maximum size). Besides that, extended attributes work nicely. You have to add the following statement to your smb.conf in order to enable extended attributes:
     103Yes, extended attributes work nicely. You have to add the following statement to your smb.conf in order to enable extended attributes:
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    112 ''Note: There is a problem when writing extended attributes bigger than 50KB. See [http://svn.netlabs.org/samba/ticket/64 Ticket #64]''[[BR]]
    113 ''Note: Samba Server builds older than 2007-02-26 had problems with Extended Attributes (EAs) in general, both with clients connected with IBM LAN Requester and with clients connected with the older Samba 3.0.9 plugins for Netdrive.
     112During history of our Samba port, there were several issues with extended attributes, but all of these have been resolved successfully over time.[[BR]]
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     114Currently (13.10.2009) there are no confirmed issues with extended attributes.[[BR]]
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     116Please note, that Samba (or better: The kLIBC runtime library creates several extended attributes of its own (most notably UID, GID, MODE and several others) for every file and directory it accesses. These are used to store several specific information (normally not found on eCS (OS/2)) required by Samba to manage privilegues.
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    115118== Miscanellous ==