Samba 2.0.7 (--with-smbmount) crashes while logging in

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Wed Nov 22 19:40:28 GMT 2000

Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> Hi there,
> I have been busy writing support for validating passwords
> using a MySQL database in Samba. Compiling and all the 
> rest worked fine, but when trying to log in from a 
> Windows '95 client, the samba server went down.
> (PANIC: internal error)
> So I re-extracted the samba sources, reconfigured, 
> recompiled and re-installed the files (without the patches) 
> but the problem stays. The binary RPM works fine.

	panic action = /usr/bin/X11/xterm -display :0 -e \
		gdb /usr/local/samba/bin/smbd %d

in your smb.conf to catch the fault in a gdb session.

btw...if you are working on developing a DB backend for
accounts, you should look at the samba-technical recent
archives on the passdb redesign.  

Cheers, jerry

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