A winbindd architecture question for the winbindd gurus out
jra at samba.org
Fri Jan 18 01:37:05 GMT 2008
On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 05:15:54PM -0800, Tim Prouty wrote:
> It was a bug in our code that doesn't exist in samba mainline. Our
> logic in rescan_trusted_domains() was broken such that it would rescan
> 100 times every 5 minutes instead of once (ouch!). Combine that with
> some unreachable DCs, and this bug was causing us to flood the the
> winbindd children such that the requests queue on the parent filled up
> faster than the child could empty it. Running in this state for any
> length of time caused the parent process to reach the max process size
> and subsequently core dump. In a sense, it wasn't a memory leak,
> since all of the memory was still accounted for, but it was still ugly.
> Thanks again for your help in understanding the winbindd code!
No problem - thanks for that (I was worried we had an undiscovered bug
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