[Samba] Overloaded samba server. Is it a bug?

Roger Eisenecher roger.eisenecher at icer.ch
Thu Nov 3 13:04:17 GMT 2005

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Hi Martin, hi list

Martin schrieb:
> Roger,
> On Thursday 03 November 2005 03:22, Roger Eisenecher wrote:
>>Martin schrieb:
>>>1TB with reiserfs in LVM
>>We have a similar installation: Kernel 2.6.5-7.201-smp (the official
>>kernel of SuSE 9.1 Professional) and we are using openldap and reiserfs
>>too. Additonally we are using quota on the filesystem. Our server hangs
>>often in this situation with a load of 350!!! The interesting part is
>>that the cpu's are 92% idle. If we deactivate the quota subsystem the
>>server will work for a longer time, but it could also happen that the
>>load reaches 350... Only a reboot will solve this problem...
> This is exacltly our same sympthom.
> We have already disable the quota without success. Still got the problem.
>>Martin: Which kernel are you using? Do you use quota on your filesystem?
> This is a SLES9 running
> kernel-bigsmp-2.6.5-7.201.i586
> We had also had problems with later version
> kernel-bigsmp-2.6.5-7.193.i586
> Note: We decided to run 32bits kernel on the EM64T Intel platform.

Interesting: We use also a 32bit kernel with our dual opteron server.
Did you experience other symptoms like that the file system does not
respond to shell commands like ls?

kindly regards
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