samba 2.2.3a and "log level"

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun Feb 10 15:15:03 GMT 2002

Jerome Le Tanou wrote:
> Hello,
> I have just upgraded one of our samba servers to 2.2.3a (on a RH7.2) and
> I notice that "log level" indicated in the smb.conf is not taken into
> account.
> # grep -i "log level" /usr/local/samba/lib/smb.conf
>          log level               = 0
> # testparm
> Load smb config files from /usr/local/samba/lib/smb.conf
> <...>
>          log level = 2
> <...>
> I also tried with debuglevel alias, but the result is the same.
> It is a little bit annoying because it is a server for 600 stations and
> I want to deactivate logs.
> Is it a bug or did I forget something ?

You forgot to uninstall redhat's samba.  This includes testparm, which
is reading /etc/samba/smb.conf.

Run /usr/local/samba/bin/testparam

Your other option is to symlink one file to the other.

Andrew Bartlett

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Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at

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