Long term use of Samba 3.0.14a sees smbd grow to 103MB RSS then
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Nov 26 06:35:28 GMT 2007
On Sun, Nov 25, 2007 at 05:49:20PM -0800, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> I have been doing some test on one of those small NAS server thingys that
> uses a Marvell SoC with 128MB and Samba 3.0.14a (and Linux 2.6.12 or
> The goal has been to copy more than 2TB of data to the device behind the
> NAS, however, I have had problems getting there.
> I am copying a file-set that consists of some 70,000 files and directories
> and some 30GB in total, and got to 20 or so copies before the SMBD serving
> my workstation grew to around 103MB and the OOM killer on Linux triggered
> taking out some other important processes. I tend to have multiple threads
> going on Windows (multiple copies via explorer).
> Clearly this look like a memory leak, and I wondered if this has been
> addressed in subsequent releases or if others have seen this situation. I
> am about to start looking into whether or not I can reproduce this on
> Intel where I can run valgrind, but I recall valgrind being run in the
> past so this might already be a case that has been resolved.
Have you tried to set the parameter "max stat cache size" ?
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