[Samba] OpLock+flat DB corruption (Was: How Samba let us down)

Trey Nolen tnolen at internetpro.net
Thu Oct 24 13:37:15 GMT 2002

> > OpLocks were indeed causing corruption; we only turned
> > them off, made no other changes, and have no more
> > corruption, as I reported yesterday.  Wouldn't that be
> > a priority 1, "drop everything" bug?  Other experience
> > was confirmed by doing a Google, by 2 Samba authors,
> > and by the results of our one simple change.
> the oplock problem  with access databases is well known...

> I don't think samba alone can fix it.
> (somebody prove me wrong :)

Just curious....If it is not a problem with "samba alone,"  what is causing
it? Is it a problem with the kernel, the filesystem? Where does the other
work (besides Samba) need to be done?

Trey Nolen

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