[Samba] samba and oplocks and office applications

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Oct 28 15:01:00 GMT 2002

On Mon, 28 Oct 2002, Nir Livni wrote:

> I'm using samba version 2.2.1a on a linux RH7.2 kernel 2.4.7-10.

Suggest you update to samba-2.2.6. There have been several patches to
locking code in samba since 2.2.1a. The other reply you received is also
good information.

- John T.

> I'm having a lot of oplock problems, specially when using office
> applications like word.
> I would like to know:
> 1. what is the recommended configuration in version 2.2.1a (oplocks = yes/no
> , level2 oplocks = yes/no , kernel oplocks = yes/no)
> 2. what is considered to be a stable version for oplocks usage
> Thanks,
> Nir

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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