password chat and RH5.2

Jamie ffolliott jmeff at
Fri Feb 12 22:28:34 GMT 1999

With Redhat 5.2, samba prealpha CVS, we found the password chat only worked
with "smbd -d 100" and "passwd chat debug = true" in smb.conf.  Turning
password chat debug off disabled password changing, so we're stuck on this
as well at the moment.  Password changing apparently works on solaris
systems, but it's got problems with RedHat 5.x (and i suspect other


> [1999/02/12 21:01:38, 100] smbd/chgpasswd.c:talktochild(264)
>   talktochild: chatbuf=[passwd: all*] responsebuf=[]
> [1999/02/12 21:01:38, 3] smbd/chgpasswd.c:talktochild(267)
>   response 3 incorrect
> Why would the responsebuf be empty ?  surely it should contain something
> like "passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully" ?
> McC

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