[Samba] Lots of smbd processes and connections?

Matthew Dickinson matt-samba at alpha345.com
Tue Oct 27 17:28:44 MDT 2009

On 10/27/09 4:31 PM, "Jeremy Allison" <jra at samba.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 08:57:20PM -0500, Brian wrote:
>> Just looked .... I'm getting 500K log every 12 seconds with log level 2.  My
>> "new" server is a box with modern hardware and so forth and its spending 24%
>> processor time filling out logs.
>> John suggest 3.3.8 and I realized I was at 3.3.3 so I upgraded samba to
>> 3.3.8 and got the same result!
>> So I have had samba version 3.0.something (older FBSD implementation, older
>> 166 pentium) through 3.3.8 running (7.2 FBSD implementation with modern
>> hardware) and all of them are being flooded by vista.  Ya ya I know...blame
>> Gates, but there must be a fix here some place?
>> The situation with 3.3.8 is the first time I noticed dozens of samba
>> processes spawned as a result.  Earlier versions got spammed, but didn't
>> branch a bunch of processes.
> Log a bug at bugzilla.samba.org and attach a debug level 10 log
> from one client and also a wireshark trace. The wireshark trace
> is very important in order to determine if this is a client or
> server bug.
> Jeremy.

Already done that :-)



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