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From Brian Dessent <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Trouble Under 2.6 Kernel
Date Tue, 17 Feb 2004 01:51:58 GMT
Mitch Crane wrote:

> SuSE 9 - 2.6.2 kernel - Apache 2.0.48
> Much of my site's files reside on a Windows XP share which I mount as a CIFS
> (or SMBFS, same problem occurs either way). This worked fine running the 2.4
> kernel, but using 2.6 breaks all of my images and links to data files. The
> links are valid, it's just that the server can't seem to read the files. I
> can see the files and list directories just fine.
> Going back to the 2.4 kernel fixes everything. If I umount the CIFS on that
> mount point and put actual copies of those files there it works, so I assume
> this is some kind of read permission problem.
> The CIFS mount seems to be working correctly. I can ftp into the machine and
> access all of the files without problems, copy files via the shell, etc.
> Apache just can't seem to read them.

Have you tried disabling 'Sendfile'?  That would be the first thing I'd
try, esp. on a network share.


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