[Samba] Oplocks question

Terry Haley terry_haley at dfci.harvard.edu
Tue Jun 9 15:59:11 GMT 2009

Hmm, so the thing would be to convert my NFS server to use samba? and  
setup  an smbfs on the PDC?

On Jun 9, 2009, at 11:48 AM, Daniel Bourque wrote:

> I've had hit and miss problems with locks on sharing NFS mounted SMB  
> shares. Works good with some NFS servers, not well wither others.
> I was told in this list that it's not a supported samba config, so I  
> gave up trying to reliably use them.
> Dan
> Terry Haley wrote:
>> What have people found with oplocks in the realm of really saving  
>> time? Is it something that's always good to have in an environment  
>> where two files being accessed simultaneously is rare? My shared  
>> volume is an NFS on a remote server. Just curious what folks have  
>> experienced.
>> Terry
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