[Samba] SMBD Crash

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Sat Apr 28 14:37:44 MDT 2012

On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 02:29:29PM -0400, Patrick Flaherty wrote:
> Our software utilizes an OS X Server (Snow Leopard 10.6.8) for file
> read and writes.  We gather files out of many directories, process
> them, and then write files back to the server.
> We had a long time end user who utilizes our software with an XP box
> upgrade from XP to Windows 7.
> Now with Windows 7 the SMBD is crashing routinely under heavy loads.
> Whatever information it was working on at the time is corrupted.
> EVEN WORSE the SMBD respawns silently under a new process and
> reconnects, so we don't know that the smb server crashed or that the
> data has become corrupt.
> The problem is intermitant, but frequent.  I'll throw 16 duplicates
> of the same file at the system and it will fail on, say, files 11
> and 16.  This is the same file under a different name.
> Here's a sample crash log (they're all about the same.)

Is this the 3.0.x-based smbd that Apple ships ? Or a more
modern smbd running somewhere else ?


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