[Samba] Re: home shares and thunderbird profiles

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Apr 2 19:31:23 GMT 2007

On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 12:15:12PM -0700, Mark Nienberg wrote:
> 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?

Maybe, that's only hiding the problem. You should be able
to see which clients are having this problem then try
isolate some part of the physical network that might
be causing the issue (network cards, hubs, cabling
or drivers).


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