[Samba] samba4 eventually stops working

Michael Wood esiotrot at gmail.com
Fri Sep 3 00:25:49 MDT 2010

On 2 September 2010 19:22, Aaron Solochek <aarons-samba at aberrant.org> wrote:
> I'm running samba4 from git (latest as of sep 1) on ubuntu 10.4.  It's
> operating as a PDC, as well as hosting a shared drive.
> The last couple days I've noticed that my shared drives will appear as
> disconnected, and indeed trying to connect to the server times out.  If
> I look on the server, there are many (50ish) samba processes all sitting
> there sleeping.  If I use the init script to shutdown samba, one of
> those processes will remain.  I need to kill -9 it to make it go away.
> Then I can restart samba and everything is happy again.
> I'm not sure what exactly causes it, but I suspect it has to do with my
> profile that syncs for a while, then starts giving errors in the event
> log of the network resource going away.  So perhaps under the load of my
> profile sync something fails, hanging all the samba processes.
> My samba was configured with configure.developer, so I assume I have a
> lot of debugging available somehow, but I'm not even sure where to start.

Try samba-technical, which I have CCed.

Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>

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