[Samba] Samba4 spawns many /usr/sbin/smbd --configfile
esiotrot at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 10:33:14 MDT 2012
On 26 September 2012 18:15, Caleb O'Connell
<caleb at privacyassociation.org> wrote:
> 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?
Well, the Samba4 HOWTO still says the samba-technical list, so I
suppose there :)
> 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.
Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>
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