[Samba] Samba creating multiple isntances of the deamon

Benoit Gauthier gauthier at circum.com
Mon Oct 17 12:17:43 GMT 2005

(2005.10.17, 08:11)

> Will one of the long lived processes respond to kill -TERM ?

All processes die after a "killall -9 smbd" even though the oldest one
takes several seconds to do so.

I have additional problems which appear to be associated with version
3.0.20b since I did not experience them before installing it (I used
to run the version which comes with Fedora 4, 3.0.14 is it?): after a
clear start of the Samba service, I can run my 4-server backup job on
the Windows computer without problem. However, when the backup job is
started again (automatically, 6 hours later, or manually) various
directories on at least one of the servers do not return a file list
and time out the backup process. If I stop Samba and re-start it,
everything is back to normal... for one iteration of the backup.

What additional information would be useful to diagnose the problem?

Is there a way to retrofit to the previous version of Samba?



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