[Samba] RHEL 5
Andrew.Masterson at nuvistaenergy.com
Wed Sep 22 14:57:50 MDT 2010
> I've got a client asking if Samba Internet Services 3.5 is supported
under REHL 5.
Define "supported". If you mean 24/7 tiered escalation included with
your RHEL subscription - then no.
I have filed two bug reports about running the latest Sernet Samba on
RHEL 5 fully patched
and they've been outstanding for months now, and the servers have
crashed at least once in the meantime. I also have to go in
occasionally and kill zombie processes that peg a processor. So if you
need super-ultra-resilient samba, don't use the sernet 3.5 strain.
I got forced into it because Red Hat didn't have a Samba version
compatible with Server 2008 when I had to build.
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