[Samba] smbd cannot be killed

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Thu Mar 19 23:47:36 GMT 2009

On Thu, March 19, 2009 3:58 pm, Sergey Manucharian wrote:
> But once in a week it stops working - the DB program cannot
> access some files in the share, and also I cannot restart the Samba -
> several instances of smbd continue running and even "kill -9 smbd"
> doesn't help. After I restart the system in such cases everything
> starts working properly.
> Could somebody point the direction I should go to catch the actual
> problem?

Samba logs?

What does 'ps auxww | grep mbd' say?

  ,>/'_          o__
  (_)\(_)        ,>/'_        o__
Yan Seiner      (_)\(_)       ,>/'_     o__
       Personal Trainer      (_)\(_)    ,>/'_        o__
             Professional Engineer     (_)\(_)       ,>/'_
Who says engineers have to be pencil necked geeks?  (_)\(_)

You are an adult when you realize that everyone's an idiot sometimes. You
are wise when you include yourself.

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