[Samba] Re: How does the UNIX end work?

Andrew Edmondson your-copy at uk2.net
Mon Feb 7 19:41:10 GMT 2005

> Andrew Edmondson [your-copy at uk2.net] wrote:
>> Figured this out in the end - it was a combination of 2 things. One, I
>> had
>> the files on one server and [nfs] mounted to the box running samba which
>> then served the files out to the windows network. This introduced a
>> delay
>> of about 20 seconds so I had to move some data to the server running
>> samba.
> I'd recommend against serving files taken from NFS anyway.

It's a semi-necessity at the moment (i.e. I'd have a lot of work to change
it) but I would very much like to understand why since I might decide the
work is justified.

>> The second thing was the  'change notify timeout'  needed to be
>> changed from its default 60 seconds.
> Interesting. To what value you changed it ?

Actually I found that this was a red-herring, sorry. I had changed it to 5.

>> Works great now, cheers for the input Michal.
> That's great it's sorted out.
> --
> Michal Kurowski
> perl -e '$_=q#: 13_2: 12/o{>: 8_4) (_4: 6/2^-2; 3;-2^\2: 5/7\_/\7: 12m
> m::#;
> y#:#\n#;s#(\D)(\d+)#$1x$2#ge;print'

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