possible rtfm question...
abartlet at pcug.org.au
Fri Oct 19 02:27:02 GMT 2001
Bill Moran wrote:
> On Thursday 18 October 2001 19:38, Tony Ricker wrote:
> > On 10/18/01 6:05 PM, "Bill Moran" <wmoran at iowna.com> wrote:
> > > On Thursday 18 October 2001 16:52, Tony Ricker wrote:
> > >> When you restart samba, you only see smb being restarted. Was nmb
> > >> combined with smb? I see no issues with samba working. Just wondering.
> > >
> > > smbd and nmbd are seperate processes ... depending on what method you
> > > use to restart, you may only be redstarting smbd. swat, for example,
> > > allows you to restart the two seperately. If one is acting funky and the
> > > other isn't,
> > > then there's not reason to restart both.
> > > Most systems that install a rc.d type startup script will
> > > start/stop/restart the
> > > two processes in tandem. I'd be a little curious if they didn't.
> > Bill
> > Let me be more specific: with samba 2.2.1a on RH7.1 the command service
> > smb restart visually restarted both smb and nmb procs. Doing the same
> > command on samba 2.2.2 only visually restarts smb. When I service nmb
> > restart I get service unknown. Would this change your answer? Thanks for
> > your time.
> I wasn't aware that any changes that drastic (like combining smb/nmb) had
> occurred in 2.2.2 - Then again, I haven't upgraded any of my systems that
> far yet, so I wouldn't know.
> I guess this question needs to go to someone more intimately involved with
RedHat's init scripts start and stop Samba as two seperate deamons
within the same script, hence the two 'OK' messages. Our own secript
does it as a single line, sounding 'OK' if they both startup correctly.
Nothing to worry about.
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
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Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
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