beta5 shared memory

Matt Chapman m.chapman at
Fri Jan 1 08:49:29 GMT 1999

Ryan Koski wrote:

> ERROR smb_shm_open : open failed with code No such file or directory

Most probably the "lock directory" (more generally used for various runtime
files) doesn't exist.

Try adding, for example:

  lock dir = /usr/local/samba/var

to your smb.conf file.


Matt Chapman
m.chapman at

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