[Samba] Problem with tdb files.

simo idra at samba.org
Fri Aug 4 12:09:07 GMT 2006

On Fri, 2006-08-04 at 12:09 +0200, Florian Zierer wrote:
> Now I am thinking about putting the lock files on a tmpfs ramdisk but I
> don't know which files have to be backed up and which not.
> Or does anybody has another solution for the locking files?

Be creative, create an ext2 file system on a file and loop mount it.
And prey that nfs does not break under :-)

> What about the tdb files in the private directory? Do these files also
> have problems with nfs?

You can use the rule that NO tdb file can work on an NFS mount.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at samba.org

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