[Samba] Samba spawning excessive smbd processes.
Marco van Putten
marco.vanputten at tudelft.nl
Wed Nov 12 08:01:59 GMT 2008
Jeremy Allison wrote:
> 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
>> 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.
All disks are OK as far as I could tell.
Unfortunately the server was rebooted yesterday so all tbd files are
I did a tdbdump on the files I could get out the backup from the day
before the reboot. But they didn't go into a loop. So we'll have to wait
now until the system goes into problems again. This usually takes a day
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