memory hungry smbd in samba-tng?

Cole, Timothy D. timothy_d_cole at
Fri Sep 1 17:21:54 GMT 2000

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Agent Drek [SMTP:drek at]
> Sent:	Friday, September 01, 2000 13:10
> To:	Cole, Timothy D.
> Cc:	samba-ntdom at
> Subject:	RE: memory hungry smbd in samba-tng?
> On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Cole, Timothy D. wrote:
> > Depends, really.  IIRC, there are a few things (e.g. printer lists) that
> > consume more memory than they should.
> no printers. just 1 application that loads about 40 shared objects each
> time it is launched and seems to get cached by the samba server (which
> of course begins to grind to a halt)
	hrm, afaiK, smbd doesn't do any cacheing, really, TNG or no.

	Forget how Windows deals with DLLs now, but it might be that it's
doing some sort of memory mapping/locking deal that exercises smbd code in a
way that exposes an otherwise unnoticed memory leak.

> > 
> > Are you actually running near OOM?
> > 
> ?? not sure what you mean by 00M.
	Out Of Memory, since you were talking about adding more swap...

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