samba 2.2.3a and "log level"

Jerome Le Tanou jerome.le-tanou at
Sun Feb 10 15:34:02 GMT 2002

Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> Jerome Le Tanou wrote:
>>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
>># 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.

No it is not the problem, and furthermore I never use package redhat for 
samba seen that I compile myself samba since sources.

# which testparm

and "rpm -qa | grep samba" give nothing.

Jerome Le Tanou

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