Process smbd using 100% CPU and imposible to kill

Jim McDonough jmcd at
Tue Feb 17 17:48:16 MST 2009

On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 1:11 PM, Cedric Simon <cedric at> wrote:
> 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.
There is a kernel bug here.  At least one known that is fixed in post
opensuse 11.1 kernels.  We're looking at it.  Please see

Jim McDonough
Samba Team
jmcd at samba dot org
jmcd at themcdonoughs dot org

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