[Samba] locking and gfs

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Feb 12 19:42:24 GMT 2008

On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 02:39:28PM +0100, markus neis wrote:
> After troubleshooting my system I found out, that there were also troubles
> with one of my NIC's. This problem is fixed and posix locking = no is
> working pretty good with gfs now! I hadn't the possibility to test this
> config with windows clients and I think I won't have it anymore. Are there
> any problems with other locking options if I set posix locking = no?

None except potential interoperability problems with native
Posix apps or NFS clients. If you have a pure Samba server,
then posix locking doesn't matter at all.

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