Problems keeping file up to date !

Anthony Ord samba at
Thu Oct 1 22:28:10 GMT 1998

Try turning off opportunistic locking.

On Wed, 30 Sep 1998 17:01:41 +1000, Klaus Troeger
<klaus.troeger at> wrote:

>our environment:   Sun Sparc 10/20 with Samba 1.9.18p8
>                   Configuration with no printer support
>                   WINS/DNS resolution enabled
>                   NIS home directorys
>Our Problem:  If a user modifies a existing file (created on his/her pc) on 
>              his/her sun using standard UNIX text editors and accesses this 
>              file afterwards on his/her pc with the connected Samba network 
>              drive (especially with application "notepad"), he/she sees only 
>              the "old contents" of the file (but with actual modification 
>              date/time) before the change on the UNIX platform.
>              Sometimes this effect could be cleard by viewing the file with 
>              another windows application.
>              I have already tried to force writing with option "sync always",
>              but this seems not working !
>Any clues, how to correct this behaviour !
>Thanks in advance



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