"config file =" Problem

Ahmed RAHAL arahal at taranis-services.fr
Wed Aug 30 08:17:01 GMT 2000

no idea why this performance problem occurs,
however i see a workaround :

copy /etc/smb.conf to /home/samba/smb.conf
then create a symbolic link to it :

ln -s /home/samba/smb.conf /etc/smb.conf

I never place my smb.conf file into /etc,
but always put a link.

R. Daneel Olivaw
The robot Inside ...

----- Original Message -----
From: Keith Muska <kmuska at CLEMENTSMFG.COM>
To: <samba at samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 29, 2000 6:00 PM
Subject: "config file =" Problem

> Low priority problem.
> I have a RedHat Linux 6.2 System with 2.2.16-3 Kernel and Samba 2.0.6-9.
>  It was running fine for some time. Then I decided to change the samba
> configuration a little bit.  I moved the smb.conf file from /etc to
> /home/samba/smb.conf.  then I created a new /etc/smb.conf that had one
> in it "config file = /home/samba/smb.conf"  I did this because I only back
> up the /home file system and I wanted to get a back up of the Samba config
> file.  This setup seemed to work at first but after about a half hour of
> being up samba stops functioning.  I copied the smb.conf back to /etc and
> it works fine.  Any ideas why the "config file = " command could be
> this problem??  Any help would be appreciated.
> Thank You,
> Keith Muska
> Clements Manufacturing, L.L.C.
> mailto:kmuska at clementsmfg.com

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