[Samba] locking and gfs

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Sat Feb 9 23:41:38 GMT 2008

On Sat, Feb 09, 2008 at 06:07:36PM -0500, Scott Lovenberg wrote:

> Just to clarify, the locking semantics (regardless of type) do not 
> propagate down to the kernel smb module, but rather pass to the 
> underlying file system (which in turn propagates to its own kernel 
> module)?  Thanks, Volker.

There's very many different types of locking in the CIFS and
Posix worlds. Some propagate (see the "posix locking"
parameter), but most don't and need to be propagated by
Samba with ctdb.

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