[Samba] Samba4 spawns many /usr/sbin/smbd --configfile
caleb at privacyassociation.org
Wed Sep 26 10:15:19 MDT 2012
Thanks for that info. I'll see if I can get some info to send along to the developers. Whats the best place to send that info?
Michael Wood wrote:
> On 26 September 2012 17:18, Caleb O'Connell
> <caleb at privacyassociation.org> wrote:
>> I have no idea why, occasionally one of my samba4 servers won't respond
>> to my RSAT tools on windows 7. I check the server and when I do a ps
>> -aux I see many lines just like the following:
>> root 28073 0.0 0.0 2132 52 ? S 00:11 0:00
>> /bin/sleep 999999999
> This indicates that Samba has crashed and has called "sleep 999999999"
> as the panic action.
> This is to allow you to attach a debugger to the parent process and
> get a stack trace (assuming you compiled with ./configure.developer).
> You should be able to do something like this:
> Use "ps axl" to get the parent process ID (PPID) of one of the sleep
> processes. (e.g. 12345)
> # gdb /usr/local/samba/sbin/samba
> (gdb) attach 12345
> (gdb) bt full
> That might tell the Samba developers what caused the crash.
>> I usually just reboot that server and it's all good again.
>> I'm using samba4 beta6 I believe on this machine.
> Run /usr/local/samba/sbin/samba --version to get the exact version.
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