Unkillable Samba on Irix
ak at dkp.com
Tue Oct 9 12:53:07 GMT 2001
On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 09:58:09AM -0700,
Herb Lewis wrote:
> Were you resharing NFS mounted directories?
No. (I can't be 100% sure, but I'm 99.97% sure.)
One other odd thing: The init.d startup script ("./samba start"
on Irix) would hang, simply adding one more unkillable smbd
processes waiting for the same event as all the others. Ditto
with a straight "smbd -D" command; it would never return console
control, as if it was being hung up before it had a chance to
> Andrew Klaassen wrote:
> > A couple of days ago, I was trying to kill Samba processes on an
> > Irix box, but was unable to do so. Any smbd process (but not
> > nmbd) would go into an uninterruptible sleep, waiting for some
> > sort of event which it never received. 'ps' reported that all
> > smbd processes were waiting for the same event number.
> > The file systems on the box seemed fine; this didn't seem to be
> > the symptom of an unresponsive disk.
> > There didn't seem to be any NIC problems; other traffic wasn't
> > affected.
> > What else would smbd get hung up like that on? Why just smbd,
> > not nmbd?
> > Details: Irix 6.2; Samba 2.0.7. Nothing interesting in system
> > log; didn't think to look at Samba log; has never happened
> > before (that I know of).
> > CC me, if you would...
> > Andrew Klaassen
> Herb Lewis Silicon Graphics
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> Strategic Software Organization Mountain View, CA 94043-1351
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