System documentation of Samba

jra at jra at
Mon Sep 9 05:58:01 GMT 2002

On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 10:42:41AM -0700, Jeff Mandel wrote:

> It sounds like there are two scenarios here:
> 1) Locking performance problems on dbm-style databases shared with PCs. 
> (We're not using any of those)

No - it's nothing to do with this.

> 2) Race conditions caused by ??? (We have problem with this big time - 
> and the one I'm more concerned about)

No, no known race conditions in smbd.

> Is the solaris bug that causes CPU race that Jeremy was referring to one 
> of locking on samba's own db files in var/locks?

Yes - this is the problem - a Solaris bug causing problems with
Samba using fcntl locks in the tdb file in var/locks.


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