Samba/MS Access Files

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Mon Jan 29 17:20:40 GMT 2001

"Christopher D. Reimer" wrote:
> My company is running Red Hat 6.2 and Samba 2.0.5 (I 
> think).  The deciding factor was that the behavior between 
> NT and Linux/Samba could not be reconciled after several 
> weeks of experimentation and much hair pulling.  NT 
> is remarkably stable when you have one -- and only one 
> -- file being accessed across the network and nothing 
> else is running on that box.  ;)

There was a locking bug fixed in the SAMBA_2_2 CVS tree specific
files such as MS Access.  You might want to try that 
version instead (for testing purposes).

Cheers, jerry
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