Increasing/Decreasing log level in 2.2.x

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue Jul 31 18:28:08 GMT 2001

On Tue, 31 Jul 2001, Mike Pain wrote:

> Am I right in thinking that although the man pages for smbd and nmbd
> both still state that SIGUSR1 & 2 can be used to increase/decrease the
> log level of a running daemon, that this is no longer the case.
> Looking in the code for debugging, the bits for SIGUSR in 2.0.7 are
> gone in 2.2.x, and the only way I can get the log levels changed on a
> running process is to use the smbcontrol program or edit smb.conf and
> issue a SIGHUP.  Am I missing something or do the man pages need
> updating? Mike Pain

See the smbcontrol(1) man page.

cheers, jerry
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