[Samba] Size of locking.tdb?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Oct 2 15:17:17 GMT 2003

On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 12:42:23PM +0400, Alexey Lobanov wrote:
> Friends,
> I ask you very much to help in the investigation. I could not find any documents stating 
> that the Samba trivial databases must reside on sync-mounted filesystem in Linux (or any 
> other OS). And I suspect that this bug (non-coherent modification of locking.tdb) is 
> widespread, but many systems do not notice it, just because it does not _instantly_ kill 
> clients.

No it is not. I believe you may be having problems on your hardware/machine.
tdb's have been *extensively* tested on async mounted filesystems on the HP
PSA (I mean hundreds of thousands of hours of tests overall). This is why
the early tdb implementation  was rapidly improved. This is not a generic tdb bug.


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