[Pkg-samba-maint] Samba Client Problem
vorlon at debian.org
Wed Jul 23 20:04:47 UTC 2008
On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 06:47:17PM +0200, Somló György wrote:
> Dear DSM Guys,
> We have hit the walls here in Hungary and need your help.
> We are developing on Debian LINUX platform and our SW products intend to work
> on SAMBA-based file server environments (Windows and LINUX servers, Windows
> and LINUX clients, in widely varying combinations).
> Recently we have serious problems on shared file accessing operations.
> Eventually we have pointed out that locking shared files on the server is
> definitely not working in our places. On debugging we can see as one client
> is locking some file and another client is able to lock and write the same
> file at the same time because the second client gets no declination from the
> server for its request to lock the file have already locked.
> We are detecting this malfunction when using two LINUX Samba Client machines,
> have tried Etch and Lenny, Ubuntu and Debian. We have got the same result. We
> are detecting the problem no matter what the type of the server is (Windows,
> LINUX, Novell (NCP)).
> We may setup or install something wrong. We do not really believe that Samba
> Client has such an enormous bug like that.
> Please give us assistance ASAP because we have quite an issue here and are
> knee-deep in partner problems.
How are you locking the files? Are you using a client library such as
libsmbclient, or are you accessing the files using kernel-level mounts (the
smbfs or cifs kernel driver)?
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