[Samba] mount.cifs not reporting locking issues to Linux?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Oct 21 17:07:26 MDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 10:33:28AM +1300, Jason Haar wrote:
> Hi there
> I recall in times past that when a locked file on a Windows server was
> accessed by smbfs, you received a kind of "text file busy" type error
> under Linux. However, on our CentOS4 servers running mount.cifs,
> accessing a locked file now only reports a "Permission denied"
> Wireshark shows the server sending "STATUS_FILE_LOCK_CONFLICT" errors to
> Linux, but it appears that isn't exposed to the OS?
> Is this a bug - or a lack of a feature? This is samba-3.2.11-1

Is this smbfs you're using, or cifsfs ?


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