corrupt sessionid.tdb

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Tue Jul 2 07:52:06 GMT 2002

On Tue, 2 Jul 2002, Volker Lendecke wrote:

> Thanks. I recently got another error message from that machine, running 2.2.4:
> [2002/07/01 07:56:17, 0, pid=3781] passdb/passdb.c:pdb_init_sam(116)
>   pdb_init_sam: error while allocating memory
> This essentially means that process 3781 can not malloc about 13k of memory.
> Either Samba is severely broken, or this machine has a hardware problem. It
> runs about 500 users on a 2GB Fujitsu X86 with Linux 2.4.18

This is the first report I've seen of failed memory allocation, 
so my bet is that there is a hardware problem....  What is the 
load on the machine at this time?  I mean, if one malloc fails, 
you would expect to see more if it was just resource exhaustion.

cheers, jerry
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