[Samba] smbd's using up 100% of all cpu's and load avg slowly going up

Giedrius Tuminauskas giedrius.tuminauskas at alva-group.com
Wed Jul 16 05:33:32 MDT 2014


I have noticed same behaviour with *samba4-* on RedHat EL6.5

Giedrius Tuminauskas*

On 16/07/2014 05:41, Sabuj Pattanayek wrote:
> Hi,
> Running samba sernet 4.1.6-7, I've noticed the load avg slowly / steadily
> creeping up (.e.g > 100). I'm now noticing that several smbd processes are
> at 100%. I don't actually notice that much bandwidth usage on the system
> (e.g. iptraf/iftop). Any idea what's causing this?
> Restarting smbd helps for a few days, but then the high load avg returns.
> Thanks,
> Sabuj

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