[Samba] Question about barrier=1 mount option

Andrey Repin anrdaemon at yandex.ru
Tue May 5 02:47:58 MDT 2015

Greetings, Reindl Harald!

>> 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

Thank you. I only really care for consistency of a DC. The user data have
sufficient backups in more than one place, both on the fly and on schedule.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 11:46:21

Sorry for my terrible english...

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