problem with starting a samba server

Robert Dahlem Robert.Dahlem at
Thu Aug 17 06:26:12 GMT 2000


On Thu, 17 Aug 2000 07:56:59 +1000, Tree wrote:

>I tried the installation with the RedHat distribution, and the custom 
>installation from source.  The samba is successfully installed, but I 
>can't seems to get smbd started.  Everytime I try to do that, it 
>quites right away.  Following is the log for smbd.  When I check the 
>stauts of smbd and nmbd in SWAT, smbd is stopped and nmbd is runing.  

>>[2000/08/16 17:49:14, 0] lib/util_sock.c:open_socket_in(863)
>> bind failed on port 139 socket_addr= (Address already in 

Try "lsof -i :139" (you may have to install lsof first, it comes with 
most distributions) and check which process already listens on port 
139. Then investigate how it got started. :-)


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