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Re: [Samba] Samba memoeur usage and IPC$

From: Volker Lendecke <Volker.Lendecke_at_nospam>
Date: Mon May 10 2010 - 13:20:20 GMT
To: Stéphane PURNELLE <stephane.purnelle@corman.be>

On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 12:34:34PM +0200, Stéphane PURNELLE wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I have a question about memory usage and IPC$ share.
>
> I'am auditing the swap usage of my server because I already have a problem
> with a full swap.
> I see that the smbd process take < 200Mo on swap :
>
> Example :
> PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
> 24429 lge 15 0 197m 39m 14m S 0.3 1.0 0:15.17 smbd
>
> but some process use more than 200Mo
> 4923 ipcsrv 15 0 282m 121m 16m S 10.3 3.1 6:27.57 smbd

The "39m" and "121m" are what counts. They are very large.

Can you run

smbstatus 24429 pool-usage

and post the output somewhere?

In case, process "24429" does not exist anymore, please
replace this number with the process id of a large process.

Thanks,

Volker
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