Lock a mdb file in a Samba Server

Keith G. Murphy keithmur at mindspring.com
Wed May 17 15:25:03 GMT 2000

> Jorge Mota wrote:
> Helo,
> I have a problem width my Linux Samba Server, because I have a mdb
> file in my /home/staff path (share width samba), but I can't open this
> file in more than one W98 client????
> When my second W98 Client try to open this mdb file the message:
> "Cant' lock file" appears. Why?

I haven't ever dealt with this, so this may be a stupid suggestion, but:

What about permissions on the *ldb* file that gets created by the first
user?  Can it be written to by the second user?
> Note: if I share the same file in W98 machine, there are no
> problems!!!
Naturally.  It has no concept of file ownership.

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