smbd is stopped

Bill Moran wmoran at
Tue Oct 30 11:34:03 GMT 2001

peaceathrt at wrote:
> Hello,
>         When I start samba and then check the status. I get the message
> that "smbd is stopped". No matter what I have done I cannot get it to stay
> running. The only way I seem to be able to getit to work again is
> reinstall. Is there a way to find out why it will not stay running.

Have you checked the log.smb file? You may want to add "log level = 3" to
your smb.conf file and try it again (default log level is 0, I think)
It's very likely that Samba is recording the reason for its failure in
this file.

Bill Moran
Potential Technology

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