[Samba] Samba, and NFS. lag?

Nathan Lager lagern at lafayette.edu
Fri Jan 15 14:23:47 MST 2010

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This didnt seem to help.

As a side, note, i've also tried it without the Novell client.  This
didnt help either.

Thanks just the same for the response.

On 01/15/2010 03:48 PM, Gerald Carter wrote:
> Nathan Lager wrote:
>> Afternoon!
>> I have a samba server, which shares out an NFS mounted share.  It seems
>> that everything works rather well, except that i get some lag when
>> modifying a file.  If i share a directory which is local to the samba
>> server, no lag, everything works perfectly.  However, when i share an
>> NFS mounted volume, i get about 30 seconds of lag while writing a file
>> after it's been modified.
> Hey Nathan,
> A 30 second lag is normally an indication of an oplock
> break timeout.  Just an fyi...If you are re-exporting an
> nfs mounted volume on linux, try setting "kernel oplocks = no"
> since I don't bnelieve the kernel file lease mechanism is
> availble on an NFS mount but I could be wrong on that one.
> Just a suggestion.
> cheers, jerry

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