[Samba] Samba 3.4.2 with Solaris ZFS Snaphots

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Nov 18 12:05:07 MST 2009

On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 04:55:55PM +0100, Jean-Jacques Moulis wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Nov 2009 11:35:49 +0100 Jean-Christophe Delaye <Jean-Christophe.Delaye at eurecom.fr> wrote:
> JCD> Hi,
> JCD> I'm trying to make samba working with Solaris ZFS Snaphots.
> JCD> Solaris 10 is running on a x64/X86 box which is both Samba (3.4.2) 
> JCD> server and Zfs server.
> JCD> I created home/delaye filesystem with home zfs pool.
> .....
> ....
> JCD> Can anyone help to troubleshoot this? Does anybody have a running setup 
> JCD> for Solaris zfs snapshots ?
> We are extensively using ZFS snapshots with samba, it works like a charm.
> We use the patches from http://www.edplese.com/samba-with-zfs.html
> this give us freedom in naming convention
> they still can be applied (manuallly) to samba-3.4.x/source3/modules/vfs_shadow_copy.c

Hmmm - these patches look really interesting ! I wonder
how they didn't get added into mainline source code....


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