can't even start smbd

David A. Mason damason at
Wed Mar 21 22:20:10 GMT 2001

It must be launched as root in order to function.

There should be a sample rc script in the directory you untarred.

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Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 14:09
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Subject: can't even start smbd


I compile and install samba 2.0.7 on Solaris 2.7, but I just can't start the

$ smbd -D -p 3308
smbd: Version 2.0.7 : Must have effective user id of zero to run.

Any info will be appreciated.
Please reply to my personal email account.

Bin Wang

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