[Samba] Dangers of oplock break wait time

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Jun 4 11:05:03 GMT 2002

On Tue, Jun 04, 2002 at 08:49:45PM +0200, Peter Schuller wrote:
> Hello,
> the man page is quite explicit about not fiddling with the oplock break
> wait time parameter unless one has understood the oplock code.
> Is there an explanation for this that doesn't require one to be fully
> read up on the SMB/CIFS protcols? :) What form of errors are we talking
> about? Race conditions? How dangerous is it?
> The thing is that we're having a lot of trouble related to the clients
> missing the break requests (the word/excel documents-take-time-to-open
> story). User's are getting seriously annoyed... so we have to do
> something. But I thought I'd ask here before fiddling with the setting.

What version of Samba. What clients ? What are the symptoms ?

Please give some details before we can help.



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