RHEL6 init.d script (was Re: Initscript Debian Wheezy)

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Sep 6 11:48:20 MDT 2012

On Thu, Sep 06, 2012 at 10:23:03AM -0500, Ricky Nance wrote:
> Marc, odd thing happened to me just now. I just spent the last 20 mins
> troubleshooting slow/unresponsive windows machines (across the network)
> because smbd 'hung' and samba had died (well I had restarted it and smbd
> didn't die as it should have). Not trying to be snide with this, but please
> explain to me again how this can't happen? Check the last couple of lines
> here http://paste.ubuntu.com/1189108/ . I agree with you this shouldn't
> ever be a problem, but it is on occasion, and the init script didn't
> perform as expected (making sure the processes are actually dead before say
> 'OK' on the stop line). Also, there has never been an ability to run smbd
> and samba at the same time unless samba spawned it (otherwise samba just
> fails to run right if smbd is running first), and I am always within a few
> days of the current git as I am constantly testing things for the project.
> As for the PID causing samba to not start that I was referring to, I think
> it must have been this commit
> http://gitweb.samba.org/?p=samba.git;a=commit;h=d6bba7bf1a77244bc47eaeef67bb9680175ec0bcbut
> I do recall something that Jeremy Allison patched (I think) so this
> may
> not be the one I am thinking of, but either way that issue has been
> resolved.
> Here is a backtrace of the smbd process that had died, but failed to
> terminate.. http://paste.ubuntu.com/1189108/

That isn't a backtrace, it's a process list.


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