[Samba] hanging smbd(s) revisited

Matt Johnson mwj at doc.ic.ac.uk
Wed Mar 1 15:34:11 GMT 2006

On Wed, 1 Mar 2006, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:

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> Fermin Molina wrote:
>> I don't know exactly, but when I moved the information
>> from NFS servers to local storage, the problems disappeared.
> Samba assumes posix locking semantics on the filesystem.
> NFS locking is broken.  You might try setting
> 'strict locking = no'.  If that doesn't work, you might
> try 'posix locking = no' just as a test.

We'll give that a shot -- we're still doing fs->nfs->samba sharing. Is 
this going to incur a slowdown?



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