[Samba] Q: Samba Proxy or SAMBA Cluster?
Jason.Haar at trimble.co.nz
Fri Mar 9 08:02:19 GMT 2007
Volker Lendecke wrote:
> This is exactly the same as discussed a couple of weeks ago:
> Please NEVER export the same file space via different Samba
> nodes, this leads to data corruption because the locks
> propagated have the wrong semantics.
?? doesn't that contradict the smb.conf man page?
"Kernel oplocks support allows Samba oplocks to be broken
local UNIX process or NFS operation accesses a file that
has oplocked. This allows complete data consistency
SMB/CIFS, NFS and local file access (and is a very cool
I read that as meaning you get complete data consistency between SMB,
NFS and local file access :-)
Ahh. I just found the posting you refer to. You're saying the above only
works if the Samba server is also the NFS server? Not an NFS client?
I'm really surprised at that
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