[Samba] hanging smbd(s) revisited

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Mar 1 16:33:37 GMT 2006

On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 03:22:44PM +0100, Fermin Molina wrote:
> Well, but I think the problem isn't located in the locking of NFS files;
> smbd daemons always get stalled doing a lock of "local" locking.tdb
> file. Then, must be broken the ext3 locking? In any case, maybe it's
> broken all locking system in linux kernel...

If the NFS locking code has a problem for a process it is possible
that this may cause issues with other (seemingly) unrelated locks
for the same process. The give-away is that the problem goes away
when you stop using nfs locking.


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