Bug 3818 - osx/powerpc clients can not get list of shares
osx/powerpc clients can not get list of shares
Status: NEW
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: File Services
3.0.14a
Other Linux
: P3 normal
: none
Assigned To: Samba Bugzilla Account
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Reported: 2006-06-01 10:56 UTC by Tobias Oetiker
Modified: 2006-06-01 11:01 UTC (History)
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ethereal trace of the powerpc connect (432 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2006-06-01 10:58 UTC, Tobias Oetiker
no flags Details
ethereal trace of the intel mac (1.78 KB, application/octet-stream)
2006-06-01 10:59 UTC, Tobias Oetiker
no flags Details

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Description Tobias Oetiker 2006-06-01 10:56:36 UTC
On a Mac/OSX/PowerPc:
When opening a connection to the samba server with smb://server (not specifying a share because this will prompt the finder to display a list of availble shares) the connection to the samba server fails. Opening individual shares explicitly works fine.

When doing the same thing from the Mac/OSX/Intel the there is no error.

I have created two ethereal traces (see url) 
... the only difference between the two seems to be that the powerpc requests little-endian data representation while the intel box is happy with big-endian.
Comment 1 Tobias Oetiker 2006-06-01 10:58:37 UTC
Created attachment 1938 [details]
ethereal trace of the powerpc connect
Comment 2 Tobias Oetiker 2006-06-01 10:59:15 UTC
Created attachment 1939 [details]
ethereal trace of the intel mac
Comment 3 Tobias Oetiker 2006-06-01 11:01:23 UTC
to reproduce: press command-K on a mac and enter smb://samba-server
this should show a list of available shares