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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Problem with CIFS and Hard Links

From: Andrew Ferguson
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Problem with CIFS and Hard Links
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 20:18:05 -0400
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Doug Renfrew wrote:
> Hi,
> Sorry I had not been checking this list for a couple weeks.
> I also contacted Buffalo and got the "we only support Windows"
> responce. What I ended up doing was installing the hacked firmware
> (some one mentioned this fireware in the thread), which gives a ssh
> server, and a user space nfs server. The terastation was going to be
> used for storing case-sencitive data other than just backups from
> rdiff-backup so the samba was never going to work. I now mount the
> terastation as a nfs share and rdiff-backup works like a charm. I also
> shutdown the httpd and smbd dameaons to free up some more resources. I
> don't believe that the firmware modifies the samba configuration so I
> ran the test you requested and the output is below. Case sencitive is
> set to "no", case preserving is set to "yes."

Last month, Jonathan Hankins resolved a CIFS issue like this one by
running, on the Linux side, the command:

$ echo 0 > /proc/fs/cifs/LookupCacheEnabled

I wanted to get this out to the mailing list since it would probably
help a few people.


Andrew Ferguson - address@hidden

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