[Samba] Samba 2.2.x & Solaris fcntl lock problem

Broughton, Jim jim.broughton at newsint.co.uk
Mon Sep 9 10:45:02 GMT 2002

Hi all,

We've had a couple of incidents where Samba 2.2.5 on Solaris 8 has stopped accepting new connections...there are many smbd processes sitting there blocked doing a: fcntl(7, F_SETLKW64, 0xFFBED5E0) (sleeping...)

We have around 400 users connecting on a daily basis.

This message from Samba 2.2.3 days seems to suggest that there was a problem on Solaris with "fcntl locks with multiple processes contending for locks":


Could somebody please confirm if this has been fixed in later 2.2.x releases or if there's a patch for Solaris?

Many thanks,

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