[Samba] freezes/locks with LibreOffice.

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Feb 1 01:19:41 UTC 2017

On Sat, Jan 28, 2017 at 12:29:06AM +0000, Chen, Jim via samba wrote:
> Hi,
> Hope someone has come across this problem and know the solution.
> I have the following computing environments:
> 1.       A CentOS Linux desktop user using LibreOffice.
> 2.       A Window PC user using Microsoft Excel
> In the following situation Samba would freeze with a simple csv file. The csv file has only one line with a  very simple content:
>     1,2,3
> The steps to freeze Samba are as follows:
> 1.       First user double-clicks to open the csv file on a Unix NFS file system from the Linux CentOS desktop with LibreOffice Calc

Mixing NFS with SMB shares is not recommended.

I'm guessing if the Linux CentOS desktop mounted
the share using CIFSFS instead of NFS you might
find the problem goes away.

More information about the samba mailing list