Process smbd using 100% CPU and imposible to kill

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon Feb 16 11:20:28 MST 2009

On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 12:11:58PM -0600, Cedric Simon wrote:
> Hello,
> We have recently installed a Samba server on OpenSuse 11.1 and we have
> the following problem: after some time, a smbd process starts using 100%
> of the CPU, and it is impossible to kill it, event with a kill -9 pid.

Kernel or hardware bug. Not a Samba problem. Samba is a userspace
process, if kill -9 doesn't kill it then it's not our fault.


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