upgrading samba4 gives samba3? or just confusion?

Michael Wood esiotrot at gmail.com
Fri Oct 7 04:42:27 MDT 2011

On 7 October 2011 10:22, Christian Huldt <christian at solvare.se> wrote:
> I was to update a samba4 pdc, but end up with both samba and smbd in
> /usr/local/samba/sbin each of which says
> Samba 4.0.0alpha18, but when I start samba I get
> Unknown parameter encountered: "server role"

Did you start "samba" or was it "smbd"?

> What is it that I do wrong?
> ./configure.developer
> make
> make install
> same results with 4alpha18 and yesterdays git

The build now installs both the Samba 3 and Samba 4 pieces.  smbd is
the Samba 3 fileserver.

You will also notice, e.g., smbclient and smbclient3 binaries.

If you run "samba" instead of "smbd" you should get basically what you
were expecting.

Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>

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