[Samba] Server crashes every hour at mass logout, smbd at 100% CPU

malte.mueller at ewetel.net malte.mueller at ewetel.net
Tue Feb 24 08:49:28 GMT 2009

On Mon February 23 2009 06:12, malte.mueller at ewetel.net wrote:
> > Hi,
> > i changed the loglevel to 4 and saw several messages pointing me to
> > the saba howto. The logfile was overwritten after server reboot (i
> > didn't have time to save it), but all these errors occured after a
> > user tried to access a misconfigured cups printer queue (backend
> > and directory didn't exist). I deleted the printer and the systems
> > _seems_ to run fine now. Is there any test in the samba testsuite
> > that would have reproduced that error?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > M. Mueller
> Are you aware of this thread:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/samba%40lists.samba.org/msg98069.html
Well - now i am. Thanks a lot! I added "notify:inotify = false" to my  
smb.conf. The system seems to run fine now, though i don't know if its  
because of the deleted printer or because of the disabled inotify. I  
can not try it - users are currently a bit stressed.

> See also:
> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463372

Your answer was very helpfull!
M. Mueller

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