[Samba] Sharing an nfs mounted directory from two different samba servers?

Ilia Chipitsine ilia at paramon.ru
Tue Mar 8 11:57:29 GMT 2005

> Luca Olivetti wrote:
>> Due to the problems I experienced switching my users to a new server, I'd 
>> like now to migrate only some workstations at a time.
>> Since they all have to work on the same files, I though of nfs mounting the 
>> new server disk on the old one, so the old server would be sharing the nfs 
>> mounted directory while the new one would be sharing the same directory but 
>> from its own disk.
>> Is this an acceptable plan or am I going to have issues with 
>> locking/oplocks?
> I made a simple test.
> Server A has nfs mounted a directory of server B.
> If I'm using server B I can see that accessing a file from A modifies the 
> oplocks on server B.
> Viceversa if I'm using server A, accessing a file from B doesn't propagate 
> the oplock change to A :-(
> Any suggestion?

NFS v4 has things to do locking.

what is Your version of NFS ?

> Bye
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