Visual Studio 6 + Samba 2.2.5 misbehaves.
ohrn at chl.chalmers.se
Thu Aug 1 05:25:02 GMT 2002
On 1 Aug 2002, Mike Gerdts wrote:
> This sounds like you have clocks out of sync. Be sure that the time on
> your workstation, the Samba server, and any NFS servers that Samba may
> get shares from all have clocks that are in sync. I highly suggest
> using NTP between all servers. Once you have NTP running on a unix
> server, you can convince win2k clients to sync with that server using:
> net time /setsntp:unixservername
That was a good start, the client and server was 20 seconds out of sync.
Now the "file changed outside editor" message is gone. I just tried the
same procedure on two XP boxes sharing files with their clocks out of
sync. The problem never surfaced.
Is this a bug in samba that it cant handle out of sync clocks or is it
just not possible to do a better implementation?
Also the "delayed write failed" doesn't happen right away as it did
before. Now I have to wait untill samba disconnects the drive due to
inactivity (as specified by deadtime). Stopping and restarting Visual
Studio cures it (untill the nex timeout).
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Fredrik Öhrn Chalmers University of Technology
ohrn at chl.chalmers.se Sweden
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