Error during Samba setup, Help!!!

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Oct 21 00:36:45 GMT 2005

On Thu, 2005-10-20 at 17:29 -0700, Alan Tan wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm Alan from Malaysia. I'm new to Unix system. Currently, I'm trying to setup a samba server for my company. 
> I had installed Samba using samba-3.0.20b-1-noads-sunos5.9-sparc.pkg.gz where I download from There was no error during the installation. 
> I had modified the samba.conf. I encountered error when I was trying to start the samba server. The error are :
> Error:
> # ./smbd
> ./smbd: fatal: version `SUNW_1.4' not found (required by file ./smbd)
> Killed

> What could be the problem? Appreciated if you can help me on this. Thanks in advance.

Sounds like you may have installed the wrong version for your system.
If you can compile from source, that will pick up the right librarians,
otherwise ensure you are indeed running 'sunos5.9'.

(I'm not a Solaris user, so I can't help much more than this).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc.
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College
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