[Samba] every increasing connection count followed by load #
craigwhite at azapple.com
Sun May 1 00:32:51 GMT 2005
On Sat, 2005-04-30 at 20:10 -0400, Michael Joyner wrote:
> I am having a bizarre problem with a samba server here at Edward Waters
> Hopefully someone can give me insight to inform me what to look for.
> samba version = 3.0.14a
> SuSE 9.1, up-to-date-via-apt
> AD/W2K3 (no sp)
> Winbind using RID algorithm
> server purpose: HOMES, DESKTOPS, MY DOCUMENTS, PROFILES
> Quotas are: ON
> Filesystem: Reiser
> HW Raid 5 (MegaRaid)
> 4 logical processors (dual+ht).
> uname -a:
> Linux ewc05 2.6.5-7.151-smp #1 SMP Fri Mar 18 11:31:21 UTC 2005 i686
> i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> If the number of connections exceeds 155 (per samba counting), the
> system load quick escalates to like 700+, and the user count also
> suddenly skyrockets. a majority of the samba processes seem to get stuck
> in state "D"
> inode count usage is unrealisticically high. :)
> I deleted all the samba db files, no change.
> If I put in a max connections limit of 155, it doesn't "fork bomb".
> Where should I start looking?
> -mjoyner at ewc.edu/mjoyner at vbservices.net
don't know the answer but just an observation - that is a pretty old
kernel (and early 2.6 version) - doesn't SuSE have something in the
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