Semaphor Error?

Peter Samuelson peter at
Sun Jul 16 06:03:06 GMT 2000

[Andy Tudhope <atudhope at>]
>     [2000/07/13 13:53:19, 0] locking/shmem_sysv.c:sysv_shm_open(597)
>       ERROR: root did not create the semaphore
>     [2000/07/13 13:53:19, 0] locking/locking.c:locking_init(174)
>       ERROR: Failed to initialise share modes

I don't know what caused this to happen, but the first thing to try is
stop Samba, clean up your semaphores with `ipcrm' and start it again.

Next thing to try is configure your mailer not to send HTML messages.
It won't directly solve your problem but it may cause more people to
want to help you.


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