Sudden jump in cpu after a client change

Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu Jan 29 23:19:50 GMT 2004

On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 02:54:42PM -0500, David Collier-Brown wrote:
>   On a Samba 2.2 site, a colleague of mine observed a sudden
> jump in CPU usage after a change made to the clients.
>  "A tech modified the XP workstations to forcible reconnect any
> disconnected drive through a script that utilizes the WMI event.
> As of Tuesday we noticed a considerable jump in CPU utilization
> of our host."  When my colleague stops the smbd and the nmbd process
> the server returns to about 27% utilization.
>   Any suggestions on identifying what just DOS'd us, and
> what to do to mitigate it?

Doing a debug 10 on spinning processes and looking at what they're
up to ? Any open printer port monitors ?


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