[Samba] Question about barrier=1 mount option

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Tue May 5 01:37:36 MDT 2015

Am 05.05.2015 um 09:34 schrieb Andrey Repin:
> Greetings, All!
> The wiki article
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setup_and_configure_file_shares_with_Windows_ACLs#Preparatory_work
> suggests the use of "barrier=1" mount option, but it is not entirely clear to
> me, what partition should it be used on?
> If I read the article carefully, and assume much, it seems it needs to be used
> only on partition that holds TDB files. Is my assumption correct?

depends on your storage, power supplies and how much you care about the 
data - turn barriers only off then you *really* know what you are doing 
and how you can handle a possible and unexpected fallout

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