Starting/Stopping Samba (smbd and nmbd), PID files

Eddie Lania e.lania at
Wed Jul 24 01:32:02 GMT 2002


It appeared to me that when I change the 'killproc" in the
/etc/init.d/rc.d/smb file in to "killall -w" the smb and nmb daemons are
stopped and started properly (samba 2.2.5, RH 7.0).


----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Alsberg" <alsbergt at>
To: "Samba Technical List" <samba-technical at>
Sent: Wednesday, July 24, 2002 9:15 AM
Subject: Starting/Stopping Samba (smbd and nmbd), PID files

> Shouldn't smbd and nmbd remove their PID files ( and
> respectively) when they get with a TERM signal?
> Would the proper way be to remove them in the script which stops them?
>   Thanks,
>   -- Tom
> --
>   Tom Alsberg
> Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
> institute of Computer Science and Engineering -
> System Group / Vision Lab

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