[Samba] Samba spawning excessive smbd processes.

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Nov 10 19:55:28 GMT 2008

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 08:51:46AM +0100, Marco van Putten wrote:
>> Corrupt tdb file. Are you storing the tdb files on reiserfs?
>> If yes, move them to something more robust like ext3. If
>> you're not using reiserfs, this sounds like flaky hardware
>> somewhere.
>> Volker
> Thanks Volker.
> The tdb file is on a ext3 filesystem. The disks themselves are 2 80GB  
> SATA disks (hardware raid 1) in a HP DL320. To make sure I'm going to  
> give them an extra check-up today.

Almost certainly a bad tdb file. Try using tdbbdump to see
if it gets into an infinite loop.


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