[Samba] Word and samba
pascal at vmfacility.fr
Tue Aug 13 03:36:00 GMT 2002
Le Mardi 13 Août 2002 13:40, Joel Hammer a écrit :
> There are several parameters that affect file caching, not just oplocks.
> I would look at man smb.conf and read about:
> kernel oplocks
dont use kernel oplocks unless strictly necessary. the kernel code involved
requires a very recent kernel level and is not well stabilized... (scan the
kernel changelogs with 'lock' keyword)
> sync always
> strict sync
> There may be other ways to tweak the system.
> On Mon, Jan 03, 2000 at 09:39:30PM +0000, Peter Barker wrote:
> > Greetings Group
> > I think the Word crashing problem is quite common and does not confine
> > itself to Samba as PDC. Running Word with any file open on a Samba server
> > seems to invite trouble and file trashing.
> > This seems to more of a problem with Win2000 and XP than Win9X and NT. I
> > suspect that Micorsoft have "improved" the code to "optimise" performance
> > for Micorsoft servers...
> > In my particular case we have found that "no oplocks" reduces the rate of
> > file trashing...but am not sure if this totally fixes the problem yet. A
> > very worrying syndrome for us Linux adminz.
> > Advice on Microsoft word = send it back to Gates, (and you don't have to
> > go to UniSex to know that is good advice). The more you struggle against
> > this advice, the more work you make for yourself and the more money you
> > give to Bill. Tell your superiors that if they must have f*#king
> > Microsoft products on the net then perhaps they would like to f*#king fix
> > them too.
> > Years of long experience - Microsloth does not get any better with
> > time..... ;0)
> > -
> > -Peter Barker Desktop Display Ltd.,Brighton, UK.
> > -Technical Director "Bit bashers to the gentry"
> > -pbarker at display.co.uk http://www.display.co.uk/
> > --
> > To unsubscribe from this list go to the following URL and read the
> > instructions: http://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/samba
More information about the samba