From: Thomas Weber (l_vserver_at_mail2news.4t2.com)
Date: Tue 07 May 2002 - 10:22:23 BST
Anyone looking into these problems? I'll have to put this server into
production soon and need to decide on my samba setup.
On Tue, Apr 16, 2002 at 12:58:23PM +0200, Jon Bendtsen wrote:
> > > > tested with 2.4.18ctx8 and 2.4.18ctx10 and samba 2.2.1a-4 on RH7.2.
> > > > Tell me if you need more information (this one is easily to reproduce).
> > >
> > > How ?? i can access files by 2 processes, how ever from the same machine
> > > without trouble. Sometimes when i write with one file, and read another
> > > file it locks up.
> > Don't test with Linux as a client.
> Well, thats all i got, i dont use windows, i dont even have a
> windows cd, and i dont want to repartition just to install
> windows, and test this bug. I'll test with linux if people
> want that. The reason i'm not using NFS, is because it's on
> a shared network, so i want the password protection.
> > > > any ideas?
> > >
> > > yeah, dont run samba ;-0
> > > At least not in a production environment. I'm the only user of my samba,
> > > so i can manage when i have to reboot.
> > That's a joke, isn't it?
> Well sort of. I ment dont run samba in a vserver in a production
> > I run samba for several hundreds of users for years without problems (of
> > course not within a vserver), it's one of the most reliable pieces of software
> > i've come across. Besides, there's just no alternative (at least none that's
> > as fast, cheap and stable).
> > I'm pretty sure this is a problem with file locking within the vserver, and not
> > a problem with samba itself.
> I think so as well, because i run a regular samba server as well, in a
> environment, and that works fine. I seem to remember that back when i
> ran userspace
> nfs inside a vserver, i had the same lockup's, but i'm not 100% sure.