**Fwd: RE: Samba WINS server killing NMBD process

Alder ue191 at victoria.tc.ca
Mon Aug 5 22:27:21 GMT 2002

COLLOT Jean-Yves wrote:

> I have the feeling that NMBD exits at the end of the 
> "wins_write_database" routine, because it thinks that it is currently 
> running as a child process of a fork() call, whivh is not true under VMS.
> May be you could check :
> 1. that you have a WINS.DAT file in your SAMBA_ROOT:[VAR.LOCKS] 
> directory, and that the modification date of this file is the same as 
> your last try of running NMBD with WINS enabled, (if I am right, this 
> is the last NMBD action before exiting)
Right on both counts.

> 2. If this is true, try to modify the NMBD_WINSSERVER.C file (in the 
> [.NMBD] subdirectory of the SOURCE tree), by changing the line :
I was hoping I could get away with using the binaries only.  I'll have 
to download the complete sources and try from scratch..

>         wins_write_database(True);
> with:
>         wins_write_database(False);
> Then, recompile and relink NMBD.


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