[Samba] Re: home shares and thunderbird profiles

Mark Nienberg gmane at tippingmar.com
Mon Apr 2 19:15:12 GMT 2007

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 11:08:14AM -0700, Mark Nienberg wrote:
>> We find it convenient to keep thunderbird email client profiles on our home 
>> shares rather than in our user profiles, as is the default.  From time to 
>> time some users experience the dreaded "delayed write failed" error for 
>> certain thunderbird files. The only solution seems to be to log off and log 
>> on again. (after clicking OK to accept the error about seven times).
> This almost always means a network problem (it's a client oplock
> break response failure).

Any tips on diagnosing it?  Would it help to disable oplocks on the Home shares?


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