Help Please

Ulf Bertilsson ulf.bertilsson at
Sun May 20 22:53:59 GMT 2001

> Japan development member pointed out that running Samba as daemons is
> convenience for controlled by swat etc.., but it isn't recommended
> because of concerning about performance.
> There are some reasons:
>   - inetd is usually optimized with running operating system.
>   - inetd is usually enougth small resources requirements for fork().
>   - master smbd/nmbd (invoked at boot time) always inclease their
>     resources, and become 'fat process.' It causes fork() cost higher.

Any idea what would be the best for non posix systems ?
What would scale best on small 'embeded' systems ?

Ulf Bertilsson
Amiga Samba Team

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