System overloaded due to a change in the smb.conf
rberghmans at arafox.com
Thu Feb 19 09:26:39 GMT 2004
On Wed, 2004-02-18 at 22:18, Don McCall wrote:
> We had a case here where we got significant delays due to smb.conf
> being read/refreshed by a LOT of clients on HP-UX, but the smb.conf
> file in question was pretty huge. How big (how many bytes) is your
> smb.conf file? do you have includes in it, and how big are they?
smb.conf = 207398 Bytes and about 650 shares
> David Collier-Brown <David.Collier-Brown at Sun.COM> wrote:
> Yikes! Samba normally rereads the conf file if it
> detects a change, but it shouldn't be that expensive
> an operation...
> Raphael Berghmans wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Conf:
> > Samba-3.0.0 with 600 smbd procs.
> > If we make a change in the smb.conf, the system is not
> available for
> > several minutes (until 15 minutes). Each of 600 smbd process
> use all the
> > CPU ressource during several seconds.
> > What's happend exactly for each smbd process when a change
> is made in
> > conf file ?
> > Thank you,
> > Raphal
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