runaway smbd in samba-2.0.1

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Sat Feb 6 21:46:05 GMT 1999

Todd Pfaff wrote :

> i just upgraded a solaris 2.5 system from 2.0.0 to 2.0.1 and i'm getting a 
> runaway smbd process looping on: 
> waitid(P_PID, 9132, 0xEFFFD240, WEXITED|WTRAPPED) Err#10 ECHILD 

Can you give more information to samba-bugs please.

There were some changes in the waitpid handling in
several places to fix Samba 2 on HPUX9.x where slow
system calls like waitpid weren't being restarted
after a EINTR.

A Debug level 10 showing where the looping is happening
would help.


	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

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