-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Bill Moran wrote: > In response to Lowell Gilbert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > >> Garrett Cooper <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: >> >>> Just wondering if anyone else was experiencing the same issues that I >>> am.. it's related to Samba-3.0.22c and sockets / filehandles. >>> >>> For some odd reason every couple days (~2 days) I have to restart the >>> smbd daemon because it eats up 6000+ filehandles, just for sockets I >>> assume (based on netstat output). At the point where it reaches 8000 >>> some filehandles open, the system refuses to fork, forcing me to login >>> as root on the console directly instead of via SSH. >>> >>> My machine is a local / preferred master (smbd fights with XP Home >>> clients because they want to be master browsers), with limited access >>> to a few XP clients (<4 clients at any given point in time), plus an >>> XBox using smbclient with XBox Media Center. > > Have you investigated the possibility that Samba legitimately needs more > filehandles than that? Even if there are only 4 clients, they may be > opening 2000 files each (The output of smbstatus right before the system > exhausted its filehandles would be interesting) If that's the case, you > can update the amount of available filehandles using sysctl or by > recompiling your kernel. > > We have some PostgreSQL servers that require the filehandle limit be raised > to 50000, for example.
Will give that a thought--thanks! - -Garrett -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.5 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFFWMtF6CkrZkzMC68RAu37AJ94ynYimAmz7u5wJTsYqJPWD4hyUgCfcHun PK7vUcytITYlRmfunW68qHU= =Pfsj -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"