compiling issues with directories
samba at velans.net
Fri Mar 16 09:18:09 GMT 2001
Try to hard link the
/etc/samba/smb.com with /usr/local/samba/lib/smb.conf
/etc/samba/smbpasswd with /usr/local/samba/private/smbpasswd
----- Original Message -----
From: Simo Sorce <simo.sorce at polimi.it>
To: Kevin Chan <kkc at uclink4.berkeley.edu>
Cc: <samba-ntdom at samba.org>
Sent: Friday, March 16, 2001 1:02 PM
Subject: Re: compiling issues with directories
> First uninstall the stock samba (rpm -e samba)
> then compile the downloaded one.
> If you do not specify any path to ./configure
> then you'll find samba in /use/local/samba after a "make install"
> On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Kevin Chan wrote:
> > Hi to everyone,
> > I have been trying to install Samba 2.0.7 on my Redhat Linux 6.2 as both
> > file server and an NT domain controller. I am encountering a problem
> > is quite odd and I am not sure why I am having this problem.
> > When I installed Redhat, I had it install the samba files thinking that
> > would just overwrite them with the samba 2.0.7 install. However, after
> > compiling and installing samba, there is no smb.conf file in the lib
> > directory and no private folder. This issue is easily overcome as I
> > copy of smb.conf from the redhat install of samba (it installs it in
> > /etc/samba) and I can create the smbpasswd file by calling the smbpasswd
> > binary.
> > However, the mapping of the directories appear to be from the redhat
> > install of samba. When I start smbd, it is still looking for the
> > file in /etc/samba, not /usr/local/samba/lib. And when I create an
> > smbpasswd file by calling the smbpasswd binary, it creates it in
> > /etc/samba/private). I have reconfigured the 2.0.7 samba and this
> > still exists.
> > Any insight on this matter will be welcomed.
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Kevin Chan
> > Systems Administrator
> > Administrative Computing
> Simo Sorce - Linux Systems Consultant
> E-mail: simo.sorce at polimi.it
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