[Samba] Slow MS Access database after upgrade to Samba3
jorge.santiago at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 16:42:32 GMT 2005
Thanks for your suggestion,
I tried "strict locking = no" with the same results. Any other idea?
On 11/6/05, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-11-05 at 20:54 -0500, Jorge Santiago wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I had a Debian woody server with samba as PDC with LDAP backend in the
> > same box, and mixed windows clients (98, XP, etc). The clients
> > accessed a 75MB MS Access database (.mdb) that was put in a Samba
> > share. Everything was fast... everything was good...
> > But, last week I decided to upgrade to debian Sarge, so as you know
> > Samba was upgraded to Samba3 too (3.0.14a), and now if a user tries to open the
> > database and is the first user accessing it, it opens really fast
> > (100Mps network), but any other user after the first who tries to open
> > it gets the database to open very slow (seems like 10Mbps transfers, as
> > shown in windows network monitor).
> > I've enabled and disabled oplocks with no success at all, but I'm
> > almost sure is some kind of problem with locking, since any other samba
> > transfer between the server and the clients are fast.
> > Have anyone spotted this kind of problem that could give me any advice?
> My guess would that a change in the default of 'strict locking'. Try
> 'strict locking = no' on the share.
> (You are unlikely to be sharing this with server-side posix or NFS
> apps :-)
> Andrew Bartlett
> Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
> Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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