printing, locking, etc in 2.2.0

Neil Hoggarth neil.hoggarth at
Mon May 21 21:26:13 GMT 2001

On Mon, 21 May 2001, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> The locking db is swept and any non-existing pid entries
> removed on smbd startup. So doing a smbclient connect to
> localhost should do it.

Okay - just tried "smbclient //localhost" and it didn't clear the lock.
The machine in question is a relatively busy busy server, and has
probably had several hundred new connections open since the lock was
taken out and the smbd that took it out quit (about 11 hours ago now).

> Can you give me more details so I can try and track this
> logic bug down ?

I'd be delighted - any pointers on where to start?

Neil Hoggarth                                 Departmental Computer Officer
<neil.hoggarth at>                   Laboratory of Physiology                  University of Oxford, UK

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