[Samba] hanging smbd(s).....

Matt Johnson mwj at doc.ic.ac.uk
Thu Dec 15 10:34:24 GMT 2005

On Thu, 15 Dec 2005, Masopust Christian wrote:

> dear all,
> the following problem occurs periodically (appr. once a week) here:
> the number of smbd(s) will dramatically rise (up to 500 and more...)
> when having a look what the proccesses are doing i only see that they
> are waiting for getting a lock:
> fcntl64(4, F_SETLKW64, {type=F_WRLCK, whence=SEEK_SET, start=240, len=1}, 0xbfefa5c0) = 0

Yes, this is a similar class of problem to that which I'm seeing with 
locking.tdb on fd=14 -- exactly the same lock-hang behaviour being 
raised in tdb_brlock.

Matt Johnson <mwj at doc.ic.ac.uk>               (020) 7594 8440 / x48440
Systems Programmer, Computing Support Group         Office: Huxley 225
Department of Computing, Imperial College London

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