Samba 2.0 oplocks
cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Thu Dec 3 18:52:10 GMT 1998
> 5). Cross protocol data integrity
> An open function interface has been defined to allow
> "opportunistic locks" (oplocks for short) granted by Samba
> to be seen by other UNIX processes. This allows complete
> cross protocol (NFS and SMB) data integrety using Samba
> with platforms that support this feature.
> Does this include netatalk connectivity? Occasionally I need
> to build a box with both SMB and AppleTalk connectivity to
> support a mixed Windows and Mac environment.
It means that a kernel interface for oplocks has been defined
and implemented. Your kernel must support it.
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
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