Samba and filelocking...

Alexandre Oliva oliva at
Mon Mar 9 15:29:19 GMT 1998

Peter Olsson writes:

> I'm using samba in RedHat Linux 5.0. It works almost ok... 

> I think everything is MUCH to slow.
> Is the something special I need to do about the filelocking??

RedHat Linux 5.0 contains samba 1.9.17, which still uses a very slow
approach for file locking.  Samba 1.9.18 has adopted a new mechanism
that is much faster.  I'd recommend you to upgrade.

Alexandre Oliva
mailto:oliva at mailto:aoliva at
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brasil

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