What do the Winbind 2.2.2 memory leaks mean?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Sun Dec 16 12:30:02 GMT 2001

On Sun, Dec 16, 2001 at 02:09:32PM +0100, Michael Steffens wrote:
> But what I observed with 2.2.2 Winbind was different. It was
> restarted now and than in order to recover from hangs, but
> after a while of doings so (approximately one month) restarting
> didn't help any more. But a reboot of the entire machine did.
> Thus my question: what kind of memory is being leaked there,
> such that is persists process restart, but not reboot? Is
> it shared memory?

No, it's called a "kernel bug" :-). Seriously this should never
happen. Upgrade/change your kernel.


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