[Samba] Lots of smbd processes and connections?

Matthew Dickinson matt-samba at alpha345.com
Tue Nov 10 05:57:59 MST 2009

On 11/9/09 9:26 PM, "Brian" <bbayorgeon at charter.net> wrote:
> Problem solved / culprit found!
> Behavior in question:
> The last character of the service name is truncated and couldn't find
> service
> First off, this behavior is pretty well documented....it even appears noted
> as an odd behavior in a MS White Paper.  Normally not a big deal as MS
> clients
> would provide a few requests with the truncated service name the correct
> itself.

Could you provide a link to the whitepaper please?

> My situation was related to resident software on the client called:
> CyberLink Media Libray
> HP TouchSmart
> HP MediaSmart
> Matt, I would check you clients for similar software.

I don't have any of these installed.

If I access the same files from a Windows server, then the performance is as
expected, when accessed using my samba server, it's causing problems and is
really slow.


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