[Samba] Old application very slow

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Oct 22 08:53:17 MDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 04:27:52PM +0200, Koenraad Lelong wrote:
> Koenraad Lelong schreef:
>> Koenraad Lelong schreef:
>>> Hi,
>>> Thanks for your suggestions, but it didn't help.
>>> I'm setting up another samba-server to test.
>>> In the mean time I tried the application on a linux-box with dosemu  
>>> (it is a DOS application). The linux-box is connected to the  
>>> samba-server with samba client-software.
>>> Guess what : it's running like it should : very responsive.
>>> What's this telling me ?
> Hi,
> I think I have a (temporary ?) solution : if I enable "fake oplocks" the  
> application works fast. Since I was thinking of giving that application  
> and it's database-files it's own share I think it will work.
> I don't like to give the other shares those fake oplocks.
> Comments ?

If you guarantee that only one user will ever use that db
simultaneously, you're probably fine. If you have multi-user
access, "fake oplocks" will make the application eat your

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