[Samba] Files in samba share cannot be deleted after copying failed.

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed Dec 1 03:19:32 MST 2010

On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 11:01:13AM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> Sure, that would be a possible reason. But something looks
> not right in your setup. After a failover, locking.tdb
> should be empty. When smbd is started on node2 after the
> failover is done, it will open the locking.tdb file with
> CLEAR_IF_FIRST. This means, all entries which are by
> definition empty are wiped out. Alternatively, if you are
> running ctdb, then smbd should have either been able to send
> the kill message to the other node, or the code should have
> discovered that process 12924 is not around anymore and it
> should have removed the conflicting entry from the
> locking.tdb entry.

Can you give a few more details about your setup? Do you
have ctdb running? Do you have "clustering=yes" set in your


Volker Lendecke

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