[Samba] Sharing a caching NFS mount with samba?

Andrew Wilkinson drukargin at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 10:42:47 MST 2011

On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 2:24 PM, Andrew Wilkinson <drukargin at gmail.com>wrote:

> I am trying to set up a caching link between two points, that can be shared
> with windows and *nix.  In both locations, I have linux-based servers with
> data, which have caching NFS mounts (that is, mount -t nfs -o fsc, with
> cachefilesd).  These mounts are working correctly and I have tested the
> cache locally to much success.
> What I have not been able to get working is sharing those mounts with
> Windows-based workstations via samba.  When I access a samba share of the
> NFS mount, windows clients *can* correctly access the data; however, they
> fetch the original file from the origin server every time, apparently
> bypassing the NFS cache.
> Does anyone know how I can avoid this behavior?
> Thanks,
> -Andy

Is there any more information I can give that might help anyone better
understand the scenario?



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