Winbindd limited by select

Ken Cross kcross at
Sat Feb 15 16:27:30 GMT 2003

I was suggesting the other way around -- the number of winbindd fd's
shouldn't be more than the max # of smbd's (well, maybe a *few* more).


-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Steffens [mailto:michael.steffens at] 
Sent: Saturday, February 15, 2003 11:18 AM
To: Ken Cross
Cc: 'Mike Sweet'; 'Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-TECHNICAL'
Subject: Re: Winbindd limited by select

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,


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