nmbd running 200+ times

David Collier-Brown davecb at canada.sun.com
Mon Feb 12 18:10:21 GMT 2001

Paul wrote:
> I have nmbd and smbd configured to run from inetd on my FreeBSD box.
> Every day after midnight I get the error on the console that says "/kernel:
> file: table is full". When I do a ps -awux it shows that the nmbd process is
> running over 200 times!! I have read about changing the Kernel to accept
> more open files, but that is not my problem. nmbd spawning itself is. I have
> just been rebooting to clear the problem until it happens again.

	Can you switch to running them as daemons?  I've
	not seen nmbd go nuts before, but we have had problems
	with 2.0.x sambas running from inetd.

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