[Samba] Samba creating multiple isntances of the deamon
jojowil at hvcc.edu
Mon Oct 17 15:43:57 GMT 2005
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeremy Allison" <jra at samba.org>
To: "Benoit Gauthier" <gauthier at circum.com>; <g at samba.org>
Cc: <samba at lists.samba.org>; "Gerald (Jerry) Carter" <jerry at samba.org>
Sent: Monday, October 17, 2005 11:29 AM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba creating multiple isntances of the deamon
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 08:17:43AM -0400, Benoit Gauthier wrote:
> > (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.
> Never kill smbd with -9. It can leave important tdb files in a
> corrupt state.
I have also experienced OpenLDAP related problems from smbd being killed
with -9 that required db_recover to be run before slapd would restart nicely
with BerkeleyDB. Never use -9!!
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