smb_passwd broken after update to 3.0.21b

Lars Müller lmuelle at
Wed Mar 1 11:42:10 GMT 2006

Hi Jörn,

On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 11:59:26AM +0100, Joern Nettingsmeier wrote:
> after upgrading from 3.0.21 to 3.0.21b (using lars mueller's samba rpms
> on a suse 9.1/i386 machine), pam_smbpass is broken.

Please open a report as suggested in the 'bug reporting' section of

Aberrant from the instruction assing the bug to me.

> passwd: Module is unknown.
> passwd[7143]: PAM unable to dlopen(/lib/security/
> passwd[7143]: PAM [dlerror: /lib/security/ undefined
> symbol: tdb_prs_fetch]

Ooops.  Looks like we're linking in the wrong way.  But
please open a bug report anyway to allow us to track this issue.

> passwd[7143]: PAM adding faulty module: /lib/security/
> passwd[7143]: User root: Module is unknown
> i searched the archives, and i found
>, which is
> why i'm posting to the dev list.
> is this a bug in samba, a problem with packaging, or a problem on my
> machine? maybe it is already squashed in 3.0.21c?

I expect this is not fixed in 3.0.21c.

> jerry's message does
> mention "o Password changes with NT4 and Win2k pre-SP4 clients.", but it
> does not say whether that also applies to the pam module.

That's not this problem.

Lars Müller [ˈlaː(r)z ˈmʏlɐ]
Samba Team
SuSE Linux, Maxfeldstraße 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
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