Time-critical problem at Sun: exploding smbd memory usage

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Mon Aug 20 17:35:48 GMT 2001

On Mon, 20 Aug 2001, David Collier-Brown wrote:

>   2.0.10 on Solaris, on the other hand, has the smbd's RSS (resident
> set size) growing  when they're first started, and then they grow
> more during  use. We're primarily concerned with the large initial
> growth in RSS as each additional daemon is started, as we may have
> some quite large number of clients per server...

Strange.  There were no major changes between 2.0.7 and 2.0.10.  Only
security fixes.  Does the memory usage flatline out after a while?
I normally see 4.5Mb for the RSS for running smbd on Solaris 2.6 - 8.

cheers, jerry
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