[Samba] Samba-3.0.23c kernel lock problems with new Redhat kernel 2.6.9-42.0.8

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Feb 2 20:56:03 GMT 2007

On 2/2/07, Ole Holm Nielsen <Ole.H.Nielsen at fysik.dtu.dk> wrote:
> We run samba-3.0.23c on some Redhat RHEL4 servers, and Samba used to work
> like a charm.  But then a couple of days ago we upgraded the kernel
> on the Samba servers to kernel-smp-2.6.9-42.0.8.EL.  All of a sudden
> our Windows users could not use Microsoft Office with files on the
> Samba shares :-(
Was it complaining that they are read only or that after saving a file
that existed it word claimed that it could not save the file? I am
asking as after I upgraded from samba-3.0.22 to samba-3.0.23 on gentoo
I had these symptoms and the fix was very easy.


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