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

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Nov 13 09:26:53 GMT 2008

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 04:19:40PM +0700, FC Mario Patty wrote:
> Hi, thank you for the reply. I have set my server to run into 'init 3',
> trying to decrease any resources as low as possible so  (server stop to
> response again - had to restart it) so I cannot go to system monitor again.
> But I have captured the result of smbcontrol command. (see attachment).
> Thanx again.
> PS. To keep my server alive I have to restart samba each 3-8 minute. :|

Wow, that's bad. If you sent the complete smbcontrol output,
then this one did not help. The next step is to run smbd
under valgrind (hopefully you're running Linux/x86...) and
see the output of 

valgrind --tool=memcheck --trace-children=yes

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