[Samba] Samba 2.2.6 leaks file descriptions!

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Oct 25 15:51:01 GMT 2002

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On Fri, 25 Oct 2002, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:

> Hi 
> My server has ran out of file descriptors(FDs) a few times since 2.2.5 up to 2.2.6.
> When looked into the problem I found a lot of smbd processes that had hundreds of open FDs.
> I am on RH 7.2.

I need some more information such as the kernel version, client's OS, 

Also, what are the clients doing?  Any special applications running?

> I have compiled the sources form SAMBA_2_2 CVS branch from yesterday.  
> usally I just specify the --prefix= parameter to configure before I do
> make clean;make; make install
> I also noticed that the yesterdays CVS has changed the default paths for
> lots of config/logs TDB files such as var/locks/*.tdb is now
> var/cache/samba/*tdb and private/ is now etc/samba/private/ when did
> this happen and why was it changed?

Part of the fhs stuff I think.  Only happens when you define a prefix.
Otherwise the /usr/local/samba/ directory stays the same.  Has been like 
this for several releases now IIRC.

> total 0
> dr-xr-xr-x    3 root     root            0 Oct 25 10:39 ./
> dr-xr-xr-x  206 root     root            0 Jun 29 12:00 ../
> -r--r--r--    1 root     root            0 Oct 25 11:40 cmdline
> lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root            0 Oct 25 11:40 cwd -> //
> -r--------    1 root     root            0 Oct 25 11:40 environ
> lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root            0 Oct 25 11:40 exe -> /usr/local/samba2.2.3/sbin/smbd*

I'm assuming this directory name does not imply the installed Samba 
version , right ?

cheers, jerry
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