"max stat cache size" should be limited

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Nov 20 18:25:54 GMT 2006

On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 04:57:15PM +0100, Bjoern JACKE wrote:
> during a data migration where I had to copy some million files from a
> samba server I saw the smbd process growing to several hundred
> megabytes after some hours of copying. It looks like the problem is
> "max stat cache size" being 0 (unlimited) by default. If I set this to
> a reasonable value like 100 (100*1024 byte) smbd doesn't grow
> unlimited anymore. How about changing this to maybe 100 by default?

I'd vote for that limit. Jerry? Jeremy?

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