[Samba] Killing smb-connection

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue May 28 20:02:07 GMT 2002

On Wed, 22 May 2002, Jan Fenner wrote:

> So the process was killed and the file was free to open.
> Since we use 2.2.1a something strange happens, we kill the pid but in
> "smbstatus" the pid is still in use and the file is still locked.
> But actually the pid IS killed, it disapears in "ps ax" and another
> kill -9 pid recieves an error (unkown pid).

The lock information is stored in a local database which may 
not have been updated since you killed the smbd that was to 
clean it up.

cheers, jerry
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