[Pkg-netatalk-devel] Bug#806217: Bug#806217: netatalk: Mac fails to copy files to netatalk server with error -50

Jochen Pawletta jochen at hin.de
Wed Nov 25 19:07:31 UTC 2015

Am Wednesday, 2015-11-25 um 19:43:05 +0100 schrieb Jonas Smedegaard:


> Thanks for reporting this issue.
> Did you set the option "ea"?

I tried that, but it seems to be ignored ... :-(

> Comments in AppleVolumes.default seem to indicate that by default native 
> filesystem handling is tried first, with fallback to AppleDouble 
> directories.  My guess is that filesystem handling also didn't work with 
> older kernel, but failed more gracefully than with the newer kernel.
> If you have .AppleDouble dirs allower then I guess that confirms my 
> theory - then try explicitly set ea:ad.

Seems to be ignored, it does not change anything.

> Or, if you don't really need to preserve the legacy Mac part of files 
> (you probably don't if you serve same data also with Samba) then try set 
> it to ea:none (which might also speed things up a bit.

Also tried that, it does not change anything.

> > Is this problem fixed in netatalk 2.2.5?
> Not sure.  Please do try, and report back your findings to this 
> bugreport: http://snapshot.debian.org/package/netatalk/

Are these packages jessie-compatible?
I don't want to upgrady everything to unstable only to test this ...

> > Why is there no stable netatalk package?
> Because of licensing issues (spotted long time ago without solving, but 
> only at a recent reorganisation of the package noticed by ftpmasters and 
> - correctly - flagged as reason for removal from Debian until resolved): 
> https://bugs.debian.org/751121

Ah OK :-/

> > And why does my OSMC client also have problems with samba sharing 
> > speed on kernel 3.16?
> I don't know what OSMC is, but regardless I suspect that question is 
> better asked to the samba maintainers - or even better: upstream among 
> the samba developers.

Yes of course, that question is to be ignored here :-)
(OSMC -> Open Source Media Center, formerly known as XBMC)


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