Samba 2.2.0 locking problem (long)

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Tue Jun 5 20:00:55 GMT 2001

Neil Hoggarth wrote:

> I don't know whether the traverse would ever finish of its own accord,
> but it persists for many minutes of wall-clock time without any sign of
> completing. If I kill the smbd concerned then one of the sleepers
> immedately wakes up from its slumbers and gets stuck in the same place.
> I tried to capture a level 10 debug log, but the smbds that are stuck in
> the traverse don't appear to answer to smbcontrol messages. 
	Hmmn: perhaps send the smbcontrol message or a series
	of SIGUSRNs to the next sleeper, then kill the victim?

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