[Samba] Clearcase, Samba, and mnode values

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Sep 8 10:43:20 MDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 08, 2011 at 09:14:48AM -0700, Kathy wrote:
> I agree with you there, that it's not very much memory consumed.  Even
> over 12 hours (what it took to drag all the 32 GB down into swap), I
> was not seeing any one or two processes consuming huge quantities of
> memory,  Gdmgreeter and python (for Redhat updates) consumed more
> memory than any smbd process, but they were pretty static.  This is
> why I am not necessarily convinced Samba was the problem, but I also
> do not know what is normal behavior for Clearcase in terms of memory
> management.  And so far, IBM isn't sharing, either because the person
> I'm working with doesn't know, or hasn't asked the right person.

If you can't spot processes consuming memory in RSS might it
be a kernel memleak? BTW, something statically in swap is
not necessarily bad.


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