[Samba] Re: locking files error

Jeff Umbach jeff at hangar-eleventeen.com
Wed Apr 21 22:06:57 GMT 2004

For multi-user database files you should disable oplocking for the sahre
that the files reside in.  Place these in the definition for that share in
your smb.conf file.

oplocks = no
level2 oplocks = no

Do a man smb.conf and look for more details on oplocks.

"tom" <jhiims at comcast.net> wrote in message
news:c66fkq$t28$1 at sea.gmane.org...
> I have moved my Access DB to Mandrake 9.2 running Samba 2.2.8
> I can access the data base from one of my WinXp boxes, but if I try to
> access it at the same time from another WinXP boxes I get "Could Not
> Lock File"
> I am running a Peer To Peer network not a domain.
> Any one know how to get around this problem.
> Thanks
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