BUG: nmbd processes forking() for ever

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at samba.org
Fri Jan 21 20:23:38 GMT 2000

i am getting nmbd processes, it looks like about one fork()ed off every...
20 mins?  this is with the SAMBA_TNG codebase.

they stick around forever, unfortunately.

i also have a reort of nmbd trying to resolve 1000 WINS requests per
second against an NT WINS server, of every single NetBIOS name it comes
across in the network neighbourhood.

that's a _lot_ of traffic.  of course, it swamps the NT WINS server with
UDP traffic, and then retries...

<a href="mailto:lkcl at samba.org"   > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton    </a>
<a href="http://www.cb1.com/~lkcl"> Samba and Network Development   </a>
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<a href="http://www.iss.net"      > Internet Security Systems, Inc. </a>
<a href="http://mcp.com"          > Macmillan Technical Publishing  </a>

 ISBN1578701503 DCE/RPC over SMB: Samba and Windows NT Domain Internals

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