[Samba] Locking Options. - ACT Database
Ilia E. Chipitsine
ilia at cgu.chel.su
Sun Feb 24 21:43:03 GMT 2002
It's a known problem.
NT4 + ACT!2000 - works well
Win98 + ACT!2000 - also work well
Win95 + ACT!2000 - suffers of locking problem, "virtual network
redirector" must be updated (update is available from the Microsoft site)
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 12:26:42PM -0500, Rashkae wrote:
> > Oplocks should be disabled entirely on a share for multi-user database
> > files. Even if there are no problems with oplock implementation, oplock
> > benefits only exist in single user files.
> > Note: Disabling oplocks should not be confused with disabling file
> > locking. The later is *very* important for multi-user database files....
> > (And even though I greatly respect those who tell us that there are no
> > known bugs with oplocks other than leaky networks, (ie, errors on the
> > physical network layer and or NIC driver bugs.) and will readilty admit
> > these people know *much* more than me on the subject, I personally still
> > do not believe it.)
> In that case, please send a *reproducible* test case :-).
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