Samba 2.0.5a problems
huck at cs.wisc.edu
Fri Jul 23 14:36:14 GMT 1999
I've been trying to run 2.0.5a and I've run into a show stopper problem.
When I try to start smbd and nmbd I get the following error message
in the log files (this example from log.smb) :
[1999/07/23 09:00:19, 1] ../samba-2.0.5/source/smbd/server.c:main(628)
smbd version 2.0.5a started.
Copyright Andrew Tridgell 1992-1998
[1999/07/23 09:00:19, 0] ../samba-2.0.5/source/lib/pidfile.c:pidfile_create(99)
ERROR: smbd : fcntl lock of file /tmp/samba/smbd.pid failed. Error was No
*But*, that file and directory do exist (both nmbd.pid and smbd.pid are there
as 0 byte files).
I get a similar error for both processes. There were no unusual errors or
warnings during the build (I used gcc) and these same servers are happily
running 2.0.4b right now. Each server is running Solaris 2.6 (either X86
A quick search of the archives shows someone else had this same problem on
HPUX (I think when the 2.x line of SAMBA was still in beta) but I couldn't
find any responses to his post.
Has anyone else seen this problem ?
PS Another strange factoid - while using 'testparm' to debug this problem
I found that the new security mask parameters had some weird defaults (like
0377777777). I explicitly set them in my smb.conf in case that was a problem
but it made no difference.
Craig Huckabee E-Mail : huck at cs.wisc.edu
Computer Systems Lab, Computer Sciences Department
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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