[Samba] Samba memory usage - how big is it?

Helmut Hullen Hullen at t-online.de
Thu Nov 13 08:15:00 GMT 2008

Hallo, Volker,

Du (Volker.Lendecke) meintest am 13.11.08:


> No, that sounds like a memleak. 13.6MB is way too much, I
> would expect more like 3-5MB.

> First shot: Can you issue a

> smbcontrol <smbd-pid> pool-usage

> where <smbd-pid> is the process ID of such a large smbd, and
> send the output?

        smbcontrol <smbd-pid> pool-usage | grep total

reach for a quick diagnosis, or would it show only "13.6 MB"?
I've tried my entry (just now only 1 W98 client uses smbd), and it tells  
"total 11314 bytes in 182 blocks).

Viele Gruesse!

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