oplock_break: client failure in break ? / files locked forever(?)

Martin Bahlinger ry42 at rz.uni-karlsruhe.de
Tue Jun 19 19:43:43 GMT 2001

> > > oplock_break: client failure in oplock break in file
> >
> > Finally we found that no rpc.statd was running on the system and
> > after installing it everything was fine.
> Isnt rpc.statd only used for NFS locking stuff?

Ok, you're right. The home shares being exported by samba are on NFS
filesystems here.

> > Curiously the problem occured only with MS-Office files as in your
> > example above.
> We also had it with Netscape (and maybe others),

Exactly, Netscape also. And sometimes a simple mouseclick in
Windows-Explorer let it freeze.


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