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by gawkmeister
Fri May 11, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ lockups
Replies: 464
Views: 75519

Re: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ lockups

Just a datapoint for jamesh -- my ethernet/samba issues were fixed by the rpi-update, however, my ethernet cable was also only 1m long.
by gawkmeister
Tue May 08, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: pi 3 b+ smb
Replies: 13
Views: 2844

Re: pi 3 b+ smb

I think I'm talking to myself in this thread, but ... I applied the rpi-update recommended by jamesh in the lockups thread. The ethernet no longer freezes on samba transfers and the Pi stayed up working through the night. No sure what the firmware update did ... but it seems to be the right thing fo...
by gawkmeister
Tue May 08, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ lockups
Replies: 464
Views: 75519

Re: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ lockups

On a positive note, I can report that the rpi-update seems to have fixed my B+. The ethernet no longer freezes on samba transfers and my Pi stayed up overnight while running a 500GB data transfer.
by gawkmeister
Mon May 07, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: pi 3 b+ smb
Replies: 13
Views: 2844

Re: pi 3 b+ smb

I reported in the 'lockup' thread that switching to Wifi seemed to get around the problem with the ethernet freezing, but then I ran smack into the other problem and the Pi crashed completely after a couple of hours of the samba job. So today, I made a trip to my vendor and he replaced the Pi 3B+. U...
by gawkmeister
Sun May 06, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ lockups
Replies: 464
Views: 75519

Re: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ lockups

A few days ago, I reported a problem with ethernet freezes with samba on my Pi 3B+ . Since then I tried switching to the WiFi interface, and while that did not suffer the freeze ups that I experienced on the ethernet interface, I may have run into the problems being discussed in this thread, as the ...
by gawkmeister
Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: pi 3 b+ smb
Replies: 13
Views: 2844

Re: pi 3 b+ smb

I think I'm seeing this or a related issue. Raspberry Pi 3 B+ --- Kernel 4.14.34-v7+ #1110 SMP Mon Apr 16 15:18:51 BST Wired Ethernet, 8TB disk on USB, Samba Attempting to transfer a large repository from Windows 10, using Backvp2 When the backup program attempts to transfer a large file (over 80MB ...

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