[Samba] OSX causing multiple CLOSE_WAIT's
brian at krusic.com
Wed Jun 3 17:29:04 GMT 2009
First, I feel your pain.
While I don't have an answer, I did switch from OSX based Samba server
to Linux and my problems went away.
My experience in general with OSX server 10.5 is that its a horrible
XSAN, NFS, AFP, SMB server.
What I've used to help trouble shoot OSX in general in addition to the
built in process viewer is XRG ( X Resource Grapher).
You can also try to dtrace stuff. Just type it in a term to see some
There were some NFS bugs I uncovered and shared with the OSX Server
dev guys which should be fixed in 10.6 server but who knows if that
will also fix the plethora of other issues.
On Jun 2, 2009, at 10:02 PM, Ed Kasky wrote:
> Lately it never fails when I attach a Mac running OSX 10.5 that I
> get runaway pid's. I tracked them down so far to multiple
> # /usr/sbin/lsof | grep pbg5mac
> smbd 24876 root 6u IPv4 80015755 TCP
> They can grow to over 100 if I don't catch it or nobody can log on
> anymore ;-)
> Anybody had any problems with Macs using samba?
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> "Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it."
> - Josephus Daniels
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