multiple spawning of smbd

Chris Tooley ctooley at
Fri Jul 23 19:16:50 GMT 1999

Or is it that Jason has found a way to have multiple smbd's running at
once so I can control multiple domains from the same box?  I wish I
could figure out how to do that, it would save a lot of headaches.

Chris Tooley

Jason Dunn wrote:
> Hi all !
>     Yesterday I tried running the prealpha release of samba PDC on
> Redhat 6.0. Although I had good results, I noticed that after I ran
> "samba start" multiple proccesses of 'smbd -D' kept popping up, at one
> time I had about 8 proccesses running at once, with only one 'nmbd -D'
> proccess.   Is this a bug yet to be fixed, since samba-2.0.5 without the
> PDC module doesn't do this?  Or am I screwing something up?
> Thanx for any help
> -Jason Dunn
> jason at

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