[Samba] Can't kill smbd process

Toby Bluhm tkb at midwestinstruments.com
Thu Apr 24 14:43:22 GMT 2008

Mathieu Beaudoin wrote:
> Hi,
> Sorry for not responding in a long time, I been really busy these days.
> To kill the process, I use "kill -9 <pid of the smbd process>" as root and
> it do nothing, no error message and the process still run.
> I found the possible source of this problem : each night we have a backup
> server (running opensuse 10.3) that connect to the file server (mount -t
> cifs ...) copy the files on his own hard drive, umount the share and then
> start transferring the files on tapes. When I check the swat status page in

rsync would be a much, much better choice for that purpose.

Toby Bluhm
Alltech Medical Systems America, Inc.
30825 Aurora Road Suite 100
Solon Ohio 44139

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