Re: strace on smb/iozone

Steven N. Hirsch (
Wed, 12 Nov 1997 19:55:55 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 12 Nov 1997, Bill Hawes wrote:

> I'll continue looking for the Win 3.1 read error problem, but am quite
> puzzled that the smbfs debugging trace didn't show any attempt to read
> the file. Any chance it could be a permissions problem, or something
> like that? Can other utilities read the file iozone creates, and do
> ordinary commands (cat, vi, etc.) work with the Win 3.1 share?


Another quick data point. I recompiled iozone with a sleep(1) in between
close and re-open of the temporary file. We're definitely dealing with a
race on one end or the other, because this cured the problem with read()

Let me know what you'd like a reading on next?