[Samba] smbd crashes repeatedly

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Feb 29 15:18:41 MST 2012

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 01:52:51PM +0100, Steen.L.Meyer at ibsen.dk wrote:
> Samba 3.6.3 on arch linux x86_64 member of an NT4 domain with winbindd
> Clients' shares become temporary unavailable after unsuccessful open of 
> files.
> Happens after server has run for some time.
> I'm unsure if some configuration error could be involved (have researched 
> for some hours) or it is a bug-file candidate?

In the [global] section of your smb.conf set :

panic action = /bin/sleep 999999

and reproduce the problem. When it crashes, attach
to the parent of the sleep process using gdb and
post a backtrace.


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