Fw: [Samba] file refresh on windows 98 client

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Thu Jul 18 07:18:02 GMT 2002

oplocks are a way for the client to reserve the file for its own use ON THE
CLIENT. The file is stored on the client.
How will your unix server know that the file is being stored on the client?
Think of all the ways this can cause trouble. Turn off oplocks.
On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 02:49:18PM +0200, Silvana Bortolin wrote:
> Attention: the file name in the att. are different from the file name used in my previous name, but the problem is exactly the same . 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: Silvana Bortolin 
> To: Joel Hammer 
> Sent: Thursday, July 18, 2002 2:36 PM
> Subject: Re: [Samba] file refresh on windows 98 client
> Yes, I have oplocks.
> Here is the results of some test.
> Last time of the update of the file : time 8.59.
> Check samba status :  I have locks
> I delete the file: I still have locks
> I stop /restart samba: I have no locks
> I create the file: I have no locks
> I open the file with notepad on the client and close the file without
> saving: I have the lock
> I save the file with notepad: I have no locks.
> (My English is not good, but I hope you can undestand).
> Silvana Bortolin

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