secrets.tdb - byte order independent? (SPARC/INTEL)

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Mar 10 17:34:02 GMT 2004

On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 08:31:08AM -0500, Paul Griffith wrote:
> Just on more last question on the NFS issue. Assume I have all my tdb on
> the local drive will the following work or be okay.
> server1 - Linux based NAS (type device) exporting it's local disk via NFS
> server2 - Linux based server running Samba sharing out shares NFS mounted
> from server1
> Am I still asking for problems? What kind of problems have people seen out
> there? What technical reasons/issue would cause problems here? Does Samba
> and NFS play well together (other than tdb) ?

If you have nfs clients accessing the same remote drive you must
turn off oplock on that share in Samba. Otherwise the smbd server
is making a guarentee to the client (only you are accessing this
file) that isn't true.


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