[Samba-Technical] Wrtiing files from one linux to another linux

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Mon Sep 2 17:42:00 GMT 2002

On Mon, 2 Sep 2002, Kevin Liao wrote:

> Finally it seems that the real syncing will be done if and only if "strict
> sync" is set to "yes". Does it imply that calling fsync() is just waste of
> time if "strict sync" of the destination share is set to "no"? Thanks for
> your helps.

No. Even if the server doesn't actually sync to disk it is still flushed
from the cache of the smbfs machine. So the data won't be lost unless the
server crashes.

And you can always set 'strict sync' if you want it on disk.


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