[Samba] 212GB log file generated for a workstation

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Apr 29 12:21:01 MDT 2010

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 12:02:46PM -0600, Andrew Masterson wrote:
> To fix the inotify problem use
> kernel change notify = No
> in your smb.conf.  I am still experiencing this problem on RHEL 5.4
> fully patched.  As for the log files, the inotify errors did the same
> thing to me (default size is 5M, and I got 100+GB log files)

This is a debug message that really shouldn't be at level 0.
But is unusual. Not sure if it's indicating a broken kernel
inotify system - but the inotify handler really shouldn't
get called if there are zero bytes to be read.

I'll fix up the debug message in the master tree.


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