[Samba] Samba shares freezing

CJ Keist cj.keist at colostate.edu
Thu Jan 21 10:25:35 MST 2010

    Will work on getting a trace back with gdb.  I'm now seeing in the 
log files for clients this error:

[2010/01/21 09:19:01,  0] smbd/oplock.c:317(oplock_timeout_handler)
   Oplock break failed for file mozilla/thunderbird/pluginreg.dat -- 
replying anyway

What's strange is this error only occurs with our terminal servers, 
where we have multiple users logged in.  All other single clients do not 
show this error at all?  And it is with our terminal server users that 
are seeing the most problems with the shares freezing up or acting very 

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 03:53:06PM -0700, CJ Keist wrote:
>> Jermey,
>>     Thank you for your response.  I don't have gdb installed but
>> here is truss of my share until it froze.
> It's blocked in an fcntl lock call on file descriptor 13.
> Unfortunately your truss trace doesn't show the open of
> fd 13, so I don't know what file this is. As it's an
> wait lock I'm guessing this is a tdb file.
> Install gdb next, and get the backtrace for more details.
> Jeremy.

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