System documentation of Samba

jra at jra at
Mon Sep 9 05:57:00 GMT 2002

On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 07:58:44AM -0700, Jeff Mandel wrote:

> Could you provide some details the bug in Solaris? 2.2.2 used to work 
> fine for me, but recently it has fallen apart. 2.2.5 behaves the same. I 
> can think of a recent jumbo patch cluster installation that might be to 
> blame, but I'd like to know if it's possible to track it down a back it 
> out for now.

The bug is a "thundering heard" problem with many fcntl locks
on one file in Solaris. It is triggered by the many fcntl locks
on the tdb code used in Samba. Sun has a hotfix, contact DaveCB
or Volker to get a copy of this Solaris patch. I don't know the
patch reference number, sorry.


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