does samba work on solaris 2.5.1?

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Fri Sep 19 12:43:24 GMT 1997

On Fri, 19 Sep 1997, Gabe Grigorescu wrote:

> I've had samba 1.9.17p1 running perfectly on solaris 2.5 on an ultra, but
> I've started a new samba server on another ultra running 2.5.1.  It does
> not work (if I try to open it in the network neighborhood it says "\\name
> is not accessible, the remote computer is not available".  
> Someone else reported exactly the same thing that I'm seeing:
> ERROR smb_shm_open : mmap failed with code 11

this was because that user had nfs mounted the var/locks directory.  as
soon as they made the samba/var/locks directory local to the machine,
smb_shm_open worked. 
> and in the log.nmb I see:
> 08/07/97 15:20:14 couldn't find service web$
> I have no such services...  Any clues?

create such a service in the smb.conf file, and see what happens.

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