have to set "oplocks = false" for Word

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Fri Apr 17 18:01:09 GMT 1998

Michael Keightley wrote:
> I have had to set "oplocks = false" in the homes section of my smb.conf
> otherwise when I try to open an existing word document from a network
> drive I get the error:
> "Word failed reading from the file (xxxx)
>  Please restore the network connection or
>  replace the floppy or disk and retry"
> I am using BRANCH_NTDOM version of samba.  This doesn't happen with
> 1.9.18p4.   Anyone got any ideas?

I would get the latest cvd version of the main branch.  The NTDOM has
been merged in for the most part.  This seemed to get rid of some file
problems I had with BRANCH_NTDOM.  No file corruption but a copy with /v
would fail the verify ( although nothing would be wrong with the file
itself ).

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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