Samba running but stops working? Then no work after restart?

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Wed Oct 27 02:17:17 GMT 1999

Support wrote:
> I have no idea what would cause this,  but having 
> concern about the open processes after a stop I 
> set a deadtime in the smb.conf thining perhaps these 
> open connections are causing a resource problem in samba.

Usually you can just kill -9 the processes and then 
restart Samba.  Have not come across a situation 
where it required a reboot to clear the processes 
out of memory.  Is this what you are saying happened? 

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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