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

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Nov 4 05:29:27 GMT 2005

On Fri, 2005-11-04 at 06:26 +0100, Roger Eisenecher wrote:
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> Hi all
> Martin Scandroli schrieb:
> >>>>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.
> >>
> >>Can you reproduce this problem on a different filesystem than
> >>Reiser ? I'm trying to narrow down the problem here.
> > 
> > Nop. It's quite difficult with 1200 users using it.
> Hmm... I will try it... we have "only" 500 Users... I think some sort of
> rsync -aPx --numeric-ids /mountpoint of reiserfs /mountpoint of a
> laaarrrrggeee sratch disk, creating new filesystem and finally a rsync
> back to the new fs will do it? Or are there any better solutions?
> But it will take some days for all necessary steps like backup and so on...

That's pretty much the only way to do it.  Bonus points if you can keep
both online for kernel debugging if it is shown to be the fs.  

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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