[Samba] Nmbd in a infinite loop - consuming 99% CPU

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Oct 20 14:15:16 GMT 2003

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Reinaldo Brandão Gomes wrote:
| Hi, People
| WE are having this problem with nmbd & smbd.  The Process, once
| started goes by 99%CPU time and does nothing. For example, if
| I started nmbd with the option -l /usr/local/samba/log.nmbd,
| no log is created.
| The smb.conf was not modified over the last 8 years.  The OS
| is solaris 7, and we have mainly windows clients.  But doing
| one test with smbclient from another sun running solaris 7
| gives no response.
| I really would appreciate any help or comments or
| question in order to understand/troubleshoot this problem.

I would suggest doing a truss on nmbd and find out what's
going on.  Also what version of Samba is this?

cheers, jerry
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