HELP!! PDOXUSRS.NET database lockfile issue?
Bryan Harper (Work)
bryanh at graonline.com
Thu Jul 15 21:14:16 GMT 1999
I had the same problem when I upgrade to RH 6. I fixed by setting
oplocks = false in the appropriate section.
If any one has a better solution I'm all ears.
> Hi everyone-
> I have a problem I'm unable to solve-
> I have installed Samba 2.0.3-0d (which ships with Caldera 2.2)
> on a largish Linux system.-
> Samba is providing several shares, and is the domain
> controller for 95/98
> workstations- this all works OK, including login scripts
> (thanks to some of
> you for answering howto-s on that one!)
> I have one problem, which is VERY critical -
> One of the shares is for a database written in Borland's Paradox -
> It uses a file called PDOXUSRS.NET - this file has something
> to do with
> record locking-
> As things stand, only _ONE_ workstation at a time can access
> the Paradox
> Any second/third/fourth workstation gets a message
> "Cannot initialise BDE - cannot access network lock file
> R:\ACSNET\PDOXUSRS.NET', network init failed."
> The interesting thing here is that the company that wrote this
> _does_ have it running, on Samba 1.7.19d -
> There MUST be something different between our two configs
> regarding locking
> or access or something...
> Something -moved- in Samba 2.0.3, and I don't know what....
> Attached are:
> 1.The smb.conf file from the known to work samba/paradox config
> 2.the testparm.txt results from that system.
> 3. a ls -la from their share, showing owner/group/rights
> 4.My own smb.conf file,
> 5.and my own testparm.txt file
> 6. an ls -la from my install....
> Someone please offer some advice on what the difference is
> Note that the share contents have been copied from a share on
> a 95 box,
> which doesn't have this problem....
> thanks for any help that anyone can offer...
> I'm getting pretty desperate- this is why we sold them Linux,
> and now I
> can't make our favorite OS look better than NT... or Novell....
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