[Samba] hanging smbd(s) revisited

Matt Johnson mwj at doc.ic.ac.uk
Wed Mar 1 16:41:28 GMT 2006

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

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> Matt Johnson wrote:
>> Hm, fun... Okay. I guess that making the same host
>> serve both NFS and CIFS off the same physical volume
>> is probably the best ultimate solution? (This is the
>> direction we are heading in, but right now, not
>> quite in a position to do that yet).
> I can't remember but you are running Linux right ?
> In that case the nfsd and smbd processes coordinate
> locking through the kernel oplock interface.

Correct -- our Samba server is Linux. However if/when we move samba to 
the same hosts as those serving NFS, those would be Solaris 8 boxes.



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