smbstatus fails with "Segmentation fault"
David.Collier-Brown at canada.sun.com
Fri Jun 16 11:47:10 GMT 2000
Arnold Troeger wrote:
> The thing is, samba mostly works with large file support (without having
> tried to read a large file that is). The particular routine that choked
> deals with share locking. The SIGBUS error occurs when smbstatus scans
> for share locks in the shm_share_forall procedure. Specifically, the
> program tries to get the pid of the locking process in
> > Those warnings are the tip-off: we need to hunt down the
> > erroneous shifts and repair them.
> I agree. This is a problem that should be fixed. I need to know more
> about how the share locking works in order to be able to identify the
> problem though. I have the source code but if someone could describe the
> algorithm for me, I would very much appreciate it.
Alas, I don't: one of the real gurus will need to comment.
My leaky memory say locking (actually lock-address-folding)
has been worked on lately: I wonder if this is a new
problem that only shows up on Slolaris?
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