samba-vms Digest, Vol 37, Issue 7

Stephen Eickhoff operagost at
Wed Jan 11 04:19:17 GMT 2006

samba-vms-request at wrote:

> Message: 4
> Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 10:19:48 +0100
> From: COLLOT Jean-Yves <jean-yves.collot at>
> Subject: RE : RE : NMBD Problem on Samba2.2.8+Multinet and OpenVMS
> 	7.3-1 
> To: "'Luiz Guilherme Regis Emediato'" <lgemedia at>,
> 	"'samba-vms at'" <samba-vms at>
> Message-ID:
> 	<CF0913E9C3D53D4E94DE47FDE25C633D0845EF40 at>
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> This is true.
> The NMBD.PID file contains the PID of the NMBD process. When NMBD starts, it
> reads that file, and checks if that PID is a living process. If it is, NMBD
> thinks that another NMBD is already running, and stops.
> Obviously, this is a typical Unix scheme, but it does not work too well on
> VMS. 
> The easiest way, of course, is to delete that file in the SAMBA_STARTUP.COM
> procedure.

Is it not sufficient to put sys$startup:SAMBA_SHUTDOWN.COM in the SYSHUTDWN.COM?

        Stephen  Eickhoff

"Woe to those who call evil good
  and good evil,
  who put darkness for light
  and light for darkness,
  who put bitter for sweet
  and sweet for bitter."

                   Isaiah 5:20

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