[gpfsug-discuss] Samba 3.6 and the Windows 'O' attribtute

Orlando Richards orlando.richards at ed.ac.uk
Fri Jan 11 11:51:04 GMT 2013

On 27/09/12 18:49, Barry Evans wrote:
> Hello,
> Having a little problem with samba at the moment with the gpfs vfs module loaded. In *every* version of enterprise samba 3.6, when browsing folders in windows explorer a good chunk of the files will come back incorrectly with the 'O' attribute (which is offline - you see this quite often when files have been migrated by HSM off to tape, but there isn't any HSM here).
> I have also been through every version of GPFS from 3.4.0-10 up to 3.5.0-3 to make sure it's not actually GPFS causing this. With each version, the behaviour is perfect in enterprise samba 3.5.18.
> if you prevent the gpfs vfs module from loading in samba, the problem also disappears.
> Anyone else run into this?
> Cheers,
> Barry
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Hi Barry,

Did you get anywhere with this? I've just run into it too!


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