Winbindd limited by select

Michael Steffens michael.steffens at
Sat Feb 15 16:18:19 GMT 2003

Ken Cross wrote:
> My $0.02...
> Mike Sweet wrote:
>>Sooo, my recommendations are as follows:
>>    1. Provide a configure option (--with-maxfiles or similar)
>>       to configure the upper limit you want to support in SAMBA.
>>    2. Provide a smb.conf option to control the max number of
>>       file descriptors.
> There's currently a "max smbd processes" in 3.0.  Would that suffice for
> max number of fd's for winbindd?

I don't think so. It's not desireable to restrict the number
of smbds to the number of FDs that winbindd can have
simultanously, IMHO.


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