Samba/NFS file locking problem

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed May 14 21:22:27 GMT 2008

On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 09:43:34AM -0400, Brett B. Klingensmith wrote:
> Ok team,
> We have been experiencing a problem with SAMBA and NFS on our REDHAT
> CLUSTER.  This is a CDU device.  Attached to this device is a SAN
> volume.  The SAN volume is then exported for NFS usage and shared for
> SAMBA usage. The Build process calls a very high volume of files...Since
> the SAMBA and NFS locking mechanisms are NOT the same, we run into file
> locking issues when the file request volume is high.  
> Have you ever run into this on high volume servers/clusters running NFS
> and SAMBA?  If so, do you have any info for me regarding this?

Need more info I'm afraid. What is happening, and what are you
expecting to happen ?


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