oplocks causing more trouble than benefit ?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Nov 9 10:33:24 GMT 2006

On Thu, Nov 09, 2006 at 08:13:04AM +0100, Marcello Romani wrote:
> Suppose PC1 freezes (or reboots) leaving some files open.
> If nothing else happens on the net, when it comes up againt it will
> likely get the same IP from the dhcp server.
> But before PC1 boots, another client could get its former IP address.
> Could this cause problems ?

No. Same reaction.

> Also, it seems to me that after disabling oplocks some sort of "session
> overwriting" is already in place, as I didn't see the "file already in
> use" problem anymore.
> (I should do some deeper tests, though).

This could be caused by changed client behaviour.

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