Help! bind failed on port 139 ... Address already in use

Odhiambo Washington wash at
Thu Oct 19 09:05:27 GMT 2000

* Hung Nguyen-Manager <nhung at TMA.COM.VN> [20001019 10:12]:
=>Hi all,
=>I had samba installed with RedHat 6.2. When I made it running by
=>updating inetd.conf, services, smb.conf as instructed in the man of
=>smbd, smbd always failed to start up with the last message:
=>  bind failed on port 139. socket_addr= (Address already in use)

[snip] /etc/inetd.conf

# Enable the following two entries to enable samba startup from inetd
# (from the Samba documentation).
#netbios-ssn stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/sbin/smbd smbd
#netbios-ns dgram udp wait root /usr/local/sbin/nmbd nmbd

See, I did not enable them. Run Samba from /rc.d or whatever it is called
in Linux....


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