[Samba] Samba consuming massive amounts of memory (CONT)

Holger Krull holger.krull at gmx.de
Wed Jun 16 14:17:55 GMT 2004

mbc at reisonline.com schrieb:
> Concerning Samba consuming memory, I forgot to add one thing, sorry.

> The process listing does not show Smbd consuming the memory. "free -m" just
> reports a drastic increase when I use Samba.

This probably is only the file cache using the previously unallocated 
memory. It's not uncommon to use all available memory on a unix system.
If you use linux you may reduce the dirty time in bdflush to avoid a 
time 'penalty' if the memory is really needed by another program.

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