samba 2.2.3a and "log level"

Gerald Carter jerry at
Mon Feb 11 06:29:35 GMT 2002

On Sun, 10 Feb 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 ?

Testparm is wrong.  It is a bug.  run "smbcontrol smbd debuglevel"
and it shoudl report that the active debug levelo for the running smbd is 

chau, jerry
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