Start and stop the samba server

amobbs at amobbs at
Fri Sep 25 10:18:48 GMT 1998

Tony Nugent <Tony.Nugent at> wrote:
>But to force most processes to re-read there config files, give them a
>SIGHUP signal...
>% killall -HUP smbd nmbd

The person asking the question only said he was on a PC, not that he was
running Linux. Under Solaris, and most other unices, that command would
have unfortunate consequences.

(Actually, as given, it'd only print a usage message, but a naive user
might persevere until they managed to kill all processes on their machine).

Please don't assume that all UN*X PCs are running Linux.

Andrew Mobbs - Software Engineer
               Allstor Software Ltd.

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