Kernal Oplocks.

Tim Potter tpot at
Sat Dec 9 01:11:44 GMT 2000

Richard Sharpe writes:

> >Can someone tell me what vendor modified platforms has the Kernel
> >Oplocks function
> >built into the installation? And for what Samba version?
> >
> >HP, SUN, AIX, and/or SGI.
> I think it is only SGI and Linux. The rest, AFAIK, NO!

Linux 2.4 currently has kernel oplocks.  You will also need
either the HEAD branch of Samba or a 2.2 alpha version to make
use of it.

Linux 2.4 has kernel file and directory change notify support as
well which Samba 2.2 now makes use of.



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