SAMBA4 on the Raspberry Pi

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Wed Oct 24 10:55:56 MDT 2012

I've ordered a Pi, but I know it'll be a few weeks before it arrives.

I'm running my BranchCache implementation on Seagate FreeAgent Dockstars, 
which are little ARM devices I picked up for about $35 each when they were 

Chris -)-----

On 08/28/2012 11:37 AM, Ricky Nance wrote:
> Great job, I have been wanting to try this, but every time I try to buy my
> Pi, they are gone... those sell out fast! Anyway, other than the increase
> of wheezy cache, everything went well? That is good news! Congrats on your
> new $35 AD DC :)
> Ricky
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 9:03 AM, samba kinander <samba at> wrote:
>> Hi
>> I have successfully compiled and configured SAMBA4 on a Raspberry Pi, I now
>> run it as the PDC at home :)
>> I compilied it natively and it took like 2 days.
>> Now I run Raspberry Pi as Primary Domain Controller (PDC) at home, $35 PDC
>> in a cardboard box compared with a cheap Windows PDC about $3500.
>> The procedure is flat out of the HowTo at their wiki except that I had to
>> increase the wheezy cache to 300M to get the RPi to compile the thing.
>> <>
>> Yours sincerely,
>> Jan Blomqvist Kinander
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