oplock break errors in 2.2.6-pre1
ohrn at chl.chalmers.se
Wed Aug 7 05:54:02 GMT 2002
Using 2.2.5 we got a lot or errors in the log matching the description in
the "SMBtrans2 oplock safety" thread.
This happens on Word/Excel/PowerPoint documents and the clients are
running Office 2002 + Windows XP. I have not been able to figure out a way
to trigger the error on demand.
I tried out 2.2.6-pre1 from the CVS today just to see if the problem has
gone away. Unfortunatley it is still there, heres a random pick:
[2002/08/07 08:23:46, 0, pid=6215] smbd/oplock.c:oplock_break(796)
oplock_break: receive_smb timed out after 30 seconds.
oplock_break failed for file Emigrar.doc (dev = 811, inode = 4899780, file_id = 2).
[2002/08/07 08:23:46, 0, pid=6215] smbd/oplock.c:oplock_break(868)
oplock_break: client failure in oplock break in file Emigrar.doc
[2002/08/07 08:23:56, 0, pid=6215] smbd/reply.c:reply_lockingX(4489)
reply_lockingX: Error : oplock break from client for fnum = 5109 and no oplock granted on this file (Emigrar.doc).
I also get a lot of occations with only the first 2 messages, i.e. the
client doesn't break the lock after the timeout. This also only affects
Office suite documents.
On some occations I have been able to match these errors with people who
are complaining that Word gets sluggish and takes forever to open menus,
dialogboxes, update the screen etc. I'm not 100% sure that the pehomenon
is related though.
Where should I start digging to help debug this?
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Fredrik Öhrn Chalmers University of Technology
ohrn at chl.chalmers.se Sweden
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