Laptops and nmbd

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri Jul 13 02:59:35 GMT 2007

On Thu, Jul 12, 2007 at 06:07:45PM -0700, Timothy Keeler wrote:
> Was there ever a resolution or explanation around this? 
> ----
> /Oke,
> When you run nmbd on a laptop and don't launch it from inetd but run it
> directly as nmbd -D then nmbd shuts down when you disconnect the laptop,
> because there are no more subnets.
> nmbd/nmbd.c:reload_interfaces(259)
>   reload_interfaces: No subnets to listen to. Shutting down...
> So everytime you disconnect your laptop and connect somewhere else you need
> to restart nmbd. Is there any specific reason for this?
> Why not idle the process 30 secs and then try to reload the interfaces
> again????

I think I recently fixed this - might be in 3.0.25b, if not
it should be in the (upcoming) 25c.


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