why doesn't the kernel enforce oplocks? (was: Re: [Samba] Re: How Samba let us down)

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Thu Oct 24 21:52:00 GMT 2002

On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 02:41:42PM -0700, Ben Johnson wrote:

> They apparently are able to
> corrupt files on the Samba server when they don't honor oplock breaks.
> Is that true?  How does it happen?

It's a client kernel redirector bug or a problem with network drivers or
network hardware. Nothing in any of the Windows Win32 user level API's
allows clients to ignore oplock break requests.


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