nmbd cleans up incorrectly?

Doug White dwhite at gdi.uoregon.edu
Mon Mar 30 22:21:54 GMT 1998

On Sat, 28 Mar 1998, Max Khon wrote:

> i have FreeBSD 2.2.6-STABLE and samba 1.9.18p3 installed
> sometimes nmbd could not be restarted (after killall nmbd; nmbd) with the
> following message in nmbd logs:
> === /var/log/nmb.log ===
> 03/28/1998 02:37:50 netbios nameserver version 1.9.18p3 started
> Copyright Andrew Tridgell 1994-1997
> bind failed on port 137 socket_addr= (Address already in use)
> === cut here ===

Looks like nmbd isn't using the SO_REUSEADDR socket option.  Just wait a
minute or two for the system to clear the address out then try it again.  

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite at resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major

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