[Samba] SOLVED - Oplocks not taking place at all unless fake oplocks = yes

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Jul 6 00:30:52 GMT 2006

On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 05:21:16PM -0700, Chris Wagner wrote:
> The kernel on my server appears to be refusing oplocks altogether.  Setting 'kernel oplocks = no' resolved the issue.  Is there any caveats I should be aware of?

If Linux processes (other than smbd) try and access
the files at the same time as Samba then without
kernel oplocks they may clash. If you don't have
simultaneous data access (ie. all client access is
via Samba) then there's nothing to worry about.


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