Winbind slowing down entire system
Michels, Gustavo [EES/BR]
gustavo.michels at emersonenergy.com
Mon Sep 24 10:24:01 GMT 2001
A little follow up
Right now my winbind process is taking 50% of system memory and going
PID USER PRI NI SIZE RSS SHARE STAT %CPU %MEM TIME COMMAND
25937 root 16 0 266M 266M 1036 R 10.3 53.1 0:56 winbindd
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michels, Gustavo [EES/BR]
> Sent: segunda-feira, 24 de setembro de 2001 14:17
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Winbind slowing down entire system
> Hello people,
> Ok, I am only testing my system yet, so I update the
> SAMBA_2_2 cvs sources
> frequently. That was what I did today, updated as usual, but
> now I noticed
> winbind is slowing down the entire system while active.
> A simple lpd restart after making changes to the printers
> takes minutes.
> Opening a terminal window in X server takes more than 10
> seconds. If I shut
> down the winbind process, everything comes back to normal.
> Looking at the systems active processes, I notice winbind is
> taking usually
> 10-15% CPU and 20% memory (it's a PIII 733 with 512 Mb RAM)
> while doing
> anything in the system. After the process finishes (lpd restart for
> example), winbind goes back to the normal sleep state.
> Tha samba side: accessing shares looks as fast as usual, but
> opening or
> making changes to printer properties also takes ages.
> Also, I noticed logging into the server with a telnet session
> takes several
> seconds (using a local unix account). And it wasn't like
> that, some recent
> changes in the sources made that difference.
> System is Red Hat Linux 7.1, 2.4.3 kernel. I didn't make any
> changes to pam
> files as I don't need domain users accessing unix services. In
> nsswitch.conf, the passwd and group lines are 'files winbind'.
> Any clues?
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