I'm Missing Something Simple... (PR#1123)

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Thu Oct 23 16:01:17 GMT 1997

On Thu, 23 Oct 1997, Christopher D. Damour wrote:

> On Thu, 23 Oct 1997, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > On Fri, 24 Oct 1997, Christopher D. Damour wrote:
> ***SNIP***
> > >  Now all I have to do is figure out
> > > why I am getting an  "Incorrect program usage - are you sure the command
> > > line is correct?" message in /usr/local/samba/var/log.smb!
> > ok, this message is put up from server.c.  where are you running smbd 
> > from; how are you running it; what arguments have you specified?
> > luke
> Luke,
>      Normally it is started by the rc.local file calling the
> /usr/local/samba/bin/startsmb script.  "startsmb" was the straight default
> that was generated when I compiled the samba package.  I did add the
> "debug" option to see if it would give me more info.  It now reads:
> #!/bin/sh
> /usr/local/samba/bin/smbd -D -d 3
> /usr/local/samba/bin/nmbd -D

ok... just see what happens with -D -d 3.  nope!  i don't get Incorrect 
program usage.

don't forget that your log files are appended, not overwritten: was it a 
previous running of smbd that possibly caused this message some time ago 
to appear?
>      I'll let it run like this for a while and see if there are any
> problems.  Nothing appears to be going wrong.

oh, good.

>  Could be the typical
> situation that the 'puters in this office like to drive me insane!
> <<grin>>

makes a change from the users driving you nuts...

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