[Samba] Re: Samba share of a NFS mount

Tim Boyer tim at denmantire.com
Tue May 5 21:53:53 GMT 2009

On Tue, 05 May 2009 07:42:33 +0800, Michael Heydon <michaelh at jaswin.com.au>

>Tim Boyer wrote:
>> The easiest way to do so
>> is to NFS mount the directory on my Samba server, and export the directory
>> as a Samba share.
>It's been a while and I don't remember the specifics, but there are 
>problems relating to locking when you do this.
> From memory it is OK as long as the samba server is the only NFS client 
>accessing that share, but as soon as you have an NFS client accessing 
>files that the samba clients have open things start to get messy. The 
>proper way to do it is to run a samba server on the NFS server itself.
>*Michael Heydon - IT Administrator *
>michaelh at jaswin.com.au <mailto:michaelh at jaswin.com.au>

I think that's the consensus.  Dang, and here I was trying my best to avoid
doing things the proper way...

Thanks, Michael.

tim boyer
tim at denmantire.com

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