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

Eric J. Feldhusen efeldhusen.lists at gmail.com
Fri Feb 2 21:52:07 GMT 2007

Yes, they're the solo PDC in the lan and we haven't had an problems, but
 that does clear it up for me. At most, we connect our W2k3 servers to
our Samba PDC's, that's working fine.

Aaron Kincer wrote:
> If they are working great as PDC's, I wouldn't worry too much. As a file
> server in an Active Directory environment, the Red Hat version of Samba
> on RHEL4 is, in my opinion, unacceptably broken. It's little things like
> file locking not working right and strange other quirks that I can't
> remember off the top of my head.
> I'm sure RHEL5 will include updated and better working packages, but I
> wouldn't even think of trying to run an AD integrated file server on
> RHEL4 with stock packages for a production environment. I already tried it.
>> Just curious, I've seen several references on this list to the RHEL4
>> Samba 3.0.10 rpm, with regards to bugs not fixed, patches not applied,
>> etc..
>> Just how broken is the RHEL4 samba?  I ask since I have 20 Samba PDC's
>> on RHEL4.

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