SAMBA false start

Thomas Cameron archimage at
Tue Oct 16 21:24:02 GMT 2001

What do you see when you do:

ps ax | grep mb

If you see any smbd or nmbd processes, then it is running.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andres Montiel" <andoymail at>
To: "Samba mailing list" <samba at>
Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2001 11:04 PM
Subject: SAMBA false start

> I have recently resurrected an old Pentium 133. I installed RH 6.2 on it 
> to make it a simple back-up file server via Samba. However, I have 
> problems starting Samba. I type smb start on the console and it shows 
> that Samba starts (smbd start      [OK]         nmbd start         [OK]; 
> or something very similar to that message). Yet when I type smb status, 
> the message is   smbd is stopped         nmbd is stopped.
> I would appreciate any type of suggestion you might give.
> Thanks!  [:)]

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