[Samba] Oplock problem

Boogerman boogerman at interar.com.ar
Thu May 8 13:01:40 GMT 2003

Yes, you're probably right. Still, we haven't solved that annoying 30 second
lockup problem. This is a very ugly problem. The office network users' keep
yelling at me because of that!

Is there a way to fix this? (I know, I know, it's a client bug, but is there
a server workaround for it?)


Gaston Dassieu Blanchet
boogerman at interar.com.ar

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rashkae" <rashkae at tigershaunt.com>
To: "Boogerman" <boogerman at interar.com.ar>
Cc: "John H Terpstra" <jht at samba.org>; <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2003 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Oplock problem

> I've never been comfortable with the concept of oplocks myself.  But I
> would like to point out that, unlike Windows, Samba allows fine grained
> control over what shares, dicrectories files or groups of files to allow
> or disallow oplocks on.  If I were to take the time to performance tune a
> Samba server, I would only disable opolocks on those files that are likely
> to be opened read-write by multiple users.  (Database files, as the most
> comon example.)  Performance improvements from oplocks are impressive,
> and the load on the network is greatly reduced.

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