[Samba] spawning smbd's

Volker Lendecke vl at samba.org
Tue Aug 30 12:01:49 UTC 2016

On Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 07:16:56AM -0400, Jim Ballantine via samba wrote:
> We are running a Red Hat Linux 6 system with samba 3.6.23 installed, and
> configured as a stand alone
> server.  A couple of users are either spawning excessive numbers of smbd,
> or failing to kill them
> off.

What do you exactly mean by "failing to kill them off"? Kill -9 on the
smbd fails? If that's the case, it is an issue below Samba, kernel or
disk subsystem.


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