[Samba] Problems related to error status_file_locking_conflict

Robert W. Smith rwsmith at bislink.net
Wed Aug 25 19:54:30 MDT 2010

Volker, yes this "trick" worked for the current problems but agreed that
it is not a long term solution to the "locking" problem. 
Thanks, Bob

On Tue, 2010-08-24 at 07:04 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 11:34:21PM -0400, Robert W. Smith wrote:
> > OK, so far I now understand that this is _NOT_ a general login issue
> > _NOR_ is it a MS credentials file issue either. This appears to be a
> > general locking issue in Samba and Linux. Here is a snippet of my
> > workstation log with another application that now no longer runs. The
> > SMB network transactions are the same as are the results for the user
> > (me, Quicken will no longer start and I am about to be hit with a late
> > charge $(
> > 
> > Note the delay between the linux_set_kernel_oplock failure and the
> > reporting of the SMB error NT_STATUS_FILE_LOCK_CONFLICT.
> To avoid the issue, try "kernel oplocks = no". This does not
> really solve the issue, but might help you over the current
> problems.
> Volker

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