samba Q

R. David Whitlock ryandav at u.washington.edu
Tue Jul 24 09:37:26 PDT 2001


Is the smbd command in your path? Use "env" to list your environment
variables and check against where the smbd binary is. If you need to find
the smbd program, you can use "locate smbd" to look for it...

-David


On Tue, 24 Jul 2001, Steve Cramer wrote:


> 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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