Corrupt files with 3ware, 3w-9xxx driver?

Kenneth Burgener kenneth at
Mon Mar 7 00:41:15 MST 2005

Lance Grover wrote:
> I am having an interesting problem on a couple of servers, after
> putting files on it, especially if they are not plain text, we get
> file corruption.  The servers are high end Tyan motherboards, Xeon
> procs, 4GB mem, 3ware 9000 series RAID cards with SATA 250GB drives
> (16 total).  We are running samba-3.0.10-1.fc2 (samba 3.0.10 on
> FedoraCore2).  
> The only difference between the two boxes seems to be the hardware, even
> the kernels are the same (2.6.5-1.358smp), also the only difference in
> the smb.conf file is that the one server that corrupts the files has
> "encrypt passwords = yes" and the one that does not corrupt does not.

With Samba version 3 the encrypt passwords option is set to yes by 
default, so having it in your smb.conf file does nothing.

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