Problem in Starting Samba

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Wed Apr 14 06:46:08 GMT 2004

On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, vraghavans wrote:

> I have a problem in running samba. I have installed samba and 
> configured smb.conf file  . and i made it to boot when the server starts 
> I am getting the following error message in the boot prompt when 
> samba.server try to start smbd and nmbd
> /usr/local/samba/bin/smbd: syntax error at line 1: `)' unexpected
> /usr/local/samba/bin/nmbd: syntax error at line 1: `(' unexpected

You have a syntax error in the shell script you are using to start smbd 
and nmbd. Try to run it from the command line first and debug it before 
making it the startup script.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at], rsharpe[at], 

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