[Samba] max smbd processes
jra at samba.org
Wed Jan 27 18:20:36 MST 2010
On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 06:21:36PM -0600, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> Aha, so that's what the third one is. As I don't do printer sharing this
> possibility slipped my mind. I'm not so resource constrained as to start
> hacking source. I always stick with my distro's packages unless extreme
> circumstances require going to source, and this really isn't one of them.
> Maybe there could be a future smb.conf option to completely disable printer
> sharing and the launch of the deamon process?
Good point, I'll think about this.
> I noticed in the documentation I quoted earlier something about running Samba
> from inetd. Is this (easily) doable? Would running from inetd be advantageous
> in my low resource consumption scenario, processes exiting after a period of
> inactivity? Or would this cause more problems than it would solve?
Should work. Log a bug if it doesn't. It will also prevent the
backend printer smbd from running as well.
> P.S. We briefly met once a few years ago when you were in St. Louis. You
> stopped by Whitfield School to troubleshoot an issue with the AD code. I was
> the sysadmin there at the time. You were working for Novell at that time.
Oh that's great ! I am actually wearing my green Whitfield School fleese
right now ! It's one of my favourite items of clothing :-).
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