[Samba] locking and gfs

Scott Lovenberg scott.lovenberg at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 19:26:27 GMT 2008

On Feb 9, 2008 8:49 AM, markus neis <markus.neis at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Hi there,I run samba as a PDC and tried to make this PDC high available
> with
> redhat cluster suite and gfs. I experienced the following problem while
> doing this:
> If I set the option locking = no in smb.conf it takes about 4 minutes to
> copy a file of 1GB size. If I set locking = yes it takes about 1 hour. Im
> not sure if locking = no sets locking off for all locking options. At
> least
> I need locking for some of my shares. Are there some useful options for
> gfs
> or recommendations?
> Thanks, markus

Just out of curiosity, what do you have set for oplocks, and do you have
blocking locks turned off?
Peace and Blessings,

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