[Samba] Abnormal CPU usage on Samba 2.2.2

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Apr 10 15:19:03 GMT 2002

On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 09:19:54AM -0300, Luiz Alfredo Baggiotto wrote:
> Hello
> We have a Samba 2.2.2 running on a sparc/Solaris 7 box with about 300 workstations 
> and, recently, the samba processes seems to be crazy!
> Sometimes (one or two times a day) the CPU usage grow up until 100%, independing 
> of a number of users at the moment. I was installed a orcallator monitoring program 
> and saw a increase of a "sleep on mutex rate" also. Apparently, one of the processors 
> (my system has 2) can´t unlock a resource and lock himself (is it possible?). I need to 
> restart samba to normalize the situation. The only different thing that I can see in my 
> environment, when the problem occurs, is that there are a "great" number of 
> simultaneous logins (20-25 workstations simultaneously), because is happening the 
> class start.

This is a bug we fixed in Samba 2.2.3a and above.

Sorry for the problem.


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