samba Q

Steve Cramer cramers at u.washington.edu
Tue Jul 24 07:48:58 PDT 2001


Tried it. when I type smbd as root, the response is

bash: smbd: command not found

--Steve



>Looks to me like your Samba server is currently not running, which is a

>problem. You ought to see 'smbd' and likely 'nmbd' running:

> # ps ax | grep mbd

> 499 ? S 0:00 smbd -D

> 504 ? S 0:00 nmbd -D

>

>Try running it on the command line, as root, (just 'smbd') and see if it

>spits out an error or something.

>

>---------------------------

>-=<(| mike at boobaz.net |)>=-

>

>On Mon, 23 Jul 2001 at 23:51, Steve Cramer wrote:

>

>|In /etc I have two smb.conf, an old one smb.conf and a new one

>smb.conf.rpmnew

>|

>|If I grep smb.conf for log I get /usr/local/samba/var/log.%m

>| which does not exist

>|

>|If I grep smb.conf.rpmnew for log I get /var/log/samba/log.%m

>| which does not exist

>|however, if I ls -t in /var/log/samba I see that log.smb is most

>|recent file, recreated at the time I rebooted. When I type

>| more log.smb

>|I get

>|

>|[2001/07/23 17:03:37, 1] smbd/server.c:main(641)

>| smbd version 2.0.7 started.

>| Copyright Andrew Tridgell 1992-1998

>|

>|which provides me (personally) with no insight as to the nature of

>|the Win98 box's interaction with this Linux box.

>|

>|Note that when I type ps ax | grep smbd

>| I get

>|12592 pts/0 S 0:00 grep smbd

>|

>|Does any of this help? Many thanks,

>|

>|Steve

>|

>|

>|

>|

>|>Look in your 'smb.conf' file to see where Samba logs are kept. Look in

>|>the log for hints as to why the Windows computer can't connect. Show us

>|>those logs so we can know more about your trouble. Also, make sure smbd

>|>is running (`ps ax | grep smbd`)..

>|>

>|>---------------------------

>|>-=<(| mike at boobaz.net |)>=-

>|>

>|>On Mon, 23 Jul 2001 at 21:30, Steve Cramer wrote:

>|>

>|>|I recently recompiled my kernel on RH6.2

>|>|

>|>|Now my Win98 box can't map linux box using Network Mapping.

>|>|

>|>|Any suggestions as to fix? A demon to blame?

>|>|

>|>|Thanks,

>|>|

>|>|Steve

>|>|

>|




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