Simo Sorce idra at
Wed Feb 6 10:36:12 GMT 2002

As far as I know (Jeremy correct me) solaris do not have kernel oploks, so NFS and Samba may have problems respecting each other locks, so do not access the same files in the smae moment frome the two ways.

On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 10:32:20AM -0600, Esh, Andrew wrote:
> Sure. It works fine. The only issue is if Samba and NFS are serving the same
> file space. The access permission on the files is not easy to represent to
> the users, when representing the settings of the opposite system. If the
> file space is not shared, or if the permissions settings are very simple (as
> most of them are), then there is no problem with this.
> I can't speak specifically for Solaris. My platform is Linux. I would be
> very surprised if there was a problem, though.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eli Kleinman [mailto:morrisbend at]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 10:02 AM
> To: samba-technical at
> Subject: samba-nfs 
> Re: samba & NFS
> Is it ok to run samba and NFS on the same machine? 
> I want to have a samba share for /data1 and a different NFS mount 
> point for /data2, can samba and NFS co-exists on the same 
> Solaris 8 x86 box, are there any known issues? 
> Thanks in advance.
> morrisbend at

Simo Sorce       idra at
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