sharpe at ns.aus.com
Mon May 21 03:02:52 GMT 2001
At 11:14 AM 5/21/01 +0900, Kenichi Okuyama wrote:
>>>>>> "UB" == Ulf Bertilsson <ulf.bertilsson at adcomdata.no> writes:
>>> 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.
Hmmm, maybe we should spend some time looking at why the master process
becomes so fat ...
Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com
Samba (Team member, www.samba.org), Ethereal (Team member, www.ethereal.com)
Contributing author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
Author, Special Edition, Using Samba
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