[Samba] Linux EXT3 support? problems flushing?

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Sat Feb 16 06:00:17 GMT 2002

On Fri, 15 Feb 2002, Paul Miller wrote:

> Does Samba fully support EXT3 filesystems?  Often my WinXP clients lock
> up for about 3-15 seconds when a program requests a flush (ie, sometimes
> when Outlook is sending mail).  I checked the logs and nothing unusual
> appears, other than flushing info -- not an OpLock problem.  I've used
> Samba 2.2.2, 2.2.3a, and 3.0, all appear to have the same problem.
> Linux/i386 2.4.17.
> -Paul

I've not tried the exact combination of clients an applications you 
mention, but I do run exclusively on ext3 now for all my development 
boxes....  I've not noticed these problems.  But then again they probably 
aren't stressed like a production system either.

cheers, jerry
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