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darbravo@yahoo.com.ar says...
> Hello, I'm having such a problem in my organization.... We have two
> linux boxes sharing some discs with smb, but a few days ago, some
> users started to call us because they cannot connect to the shares.
> The strange behavior is that when I check the status of the service,
> it brings me this:
>
> # service smb status
>
> smbd (pid 3105) is running...
> 2768 (pid 2749) is running...
> 2736 (pid 2717) is running...
> 2687 (pid 2647) is running...
> 2094 (pid 1675) is running...
> 1592 (pid 1558) is running...
> 1102 (pid 1100) is running...
> 1090 (pid 1089) is running...
> 744 (pid 735) is running...
> 733 (pid 723) is running...
> 722 (pid 718) is running...
> 713 (pid 701) is running...
> 699 (pid 698) is running...
> 696 (pid 695) is running...
> 693 (pid 621) is running...
> 619 (pid 615) is running...
> 614 (pid 609) is running...
> 607 (pid 606) is running...
> 601 (pid 592) is running...
> 589 (pid 575) is running...
> 574 (pid 565) is running...
> 32694 (pid 32693) is running...
> 32692 (pid 32690) is running...
> 32688 (pid 32683) is running...
> 32682 (pid 32679) is running...
> 32678 (pid 32677) is running...
> 32676 (pid 32675) is running...
> 32674 (pid 32673) is running...
> 32671 (pid 32666) is running...
> 32661 (pid 32655) is running...
> 32654 (pid 10865) is running...
> 10862 (pid 10853) is running...
> 10476 (pid ) is running...
> nmbd (pid 10487) is running...
>
> Is like there is way too many smb daemons running, isn't it?
> and when i do a ps, this is the result:
>
> #ps x|grep smb
>
> 10476 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
> 10853 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
> 10862 ? S 0:04 smbd -D
> 10865 ? S 0:04 smbd -D
> 32654 ? S 0:02 smbd -D
> 32655 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
> 32661 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
> 32666 ? S 0:01 smbd -D
> 32671 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
> 32673 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
> 32674 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
> 32676 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
> 32677 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
> 32678 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
> 32679 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
> 32682 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
> 32683 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
> 32688 ? S 0:00 smbd -D
>
> ...and so on.
>
> can anybody help me with this?

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> I'd been using smb and this two servers
> of almost two years without any problem...
>
> Thanks!
>


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