SMBD Start error on Irix 6.5.6

John Moser jmoser at
Wed Aug 2 22:05:54 GMT 2000

I'm getting the following error in my log.smb file when I try to start the
smbd and nmbd daemons under Irix 6.5.6:

ERROR: smbd : fcntl lock of file /usr/local/samba/var/locks/ failed.
Error was No locks available

Any clues as to what this means, and a possible fix?

John Moser

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Engine Research Center, Rm. 1011
Engineering Research
NT Administrator
jmoser at

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