[Samba] samba causing high load
Vegard.Hanssen at mf.no
Mon Oct 18 13:46:33 GMT 2004
We have experienced some trouble with samba lately. The servers load going
from 5 to 20 causing everything to go very slow, but when I use top to
check which process could be the cause of the trouble nothing uses CPU
cycles. We have about 90% idle CPU usage, but load from 5-20.
When I kill samba (service smb stop) the root-smb process still hangs and
when I kill it (kill -9) the load goes back to normal (0.20). Then starting
samba again and all is fine - for a couple of days.
Any suggestion to what I can check for? I have tried checking the open
files, network traffic (pr IP too) but nothing unnormal shows up.
We're running samba-3.0.7-2.FC1
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