[Samba] Lock issues? Help with migration from Windows to Linux/Samba

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 16:12:46 GMT 2007

On 2/7/07, robert mena <robert.mena at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am facing a problem with my application.  It uses a windows share to
> give access to a buch of dbf (I use FoxPro) files.
> When I access it alone (via the share) everything runs fine but when two
> users try both face a strange slowdown.
> The strange part is that it used to be fast even with dozens of users.  It
> started to behave strangly a few days ago and I've tried everything,
> including creating a new server.
> Why am I sending this to the samba list?  Because I already run a samba
> server in another enviroment and I am planning to use a samba server to
> replace this server.
> I am assuming that the problem is somewhat related with the OS and how it is
> handling locks so...
> I am interestered in tips regarding maximizing the performance of the
> samba/os in this enviroment.
> My distro of choice is CentOS 4.4.
What version of samba are you using?

Do you have logging on?

If you do have logging on are there any errors in the logs?

Are you using ldap?


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